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Will We Read On? Or Put Down The Book? Sometimes It’s The Little Things

Photo Credit: Simon Brass There is not a writer in all the land who can write to please everyone. We simply cannot please everyone. Never-ever-ever! However, as readers we can sometimes unrealistically expect some sort of perfection—and if we are a writer and/or editor reading, perhaps we are a bit …

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Why the Books We Read When We’re Young Stick With Us Forever

What book changed your life? As tempting as it is to give a lofty, literary answer, the truth (for me, at least) is probably A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, which I read over and over and over, or C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, which upset me …

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How to Perform (Not Just Read) Your Work in Front of Audiences

Photo by Diego PH on Unsplash I have to confess I’ve never been a huge fan of public speaking. And yet, since Everyone Knows You Go Home came out in March, I’ve been on a whirlwind of a book tour that’s consisted of day after day of public speaking. And …

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Monica Bhide and Read. Write. Reflect.

We’re so pleased to share WU contributor Monica Bhide’s latest release with you today: READ. WRITE. REFLECT. Inspiration for Creative Minds, with a foreword written by WU’s co-founder and editorial director, Therese Walsh!  Monica is a bestselling fiction and internationally renowned cookbook author, known for sharing food, culture, mystery, and love …

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Should You Read While You Write?

There are virtually no rules that work for every single writer. So it’s no surprise to hear from my fellow writer friends that everyone has slightly different rules about whether, and what, to read while they’re working on their own books. Some writers have a hard-and-fast no reading while writing …

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21 Books Bestselling Authors Think You Should Read Spring 2018

This season has plenty of hot books to add to your “must read” list, whether you’re searching for a historical fiction gem, a spine-tingling mystery, or a thought-provoking contemporary tale. While hunting down that next novel to read, let your favorite writers guide you in finding a new favorite. From …

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49 Books That Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

So many books, so little time! If you’re looking for a master list of the books that everyone should read in their lifetime, this list is a great place to start. Featuring iconic classics, timeless bestsellers, and life-changing nonfiction, these are the books that stay with you. Take a look …

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What to Read When You’re Not Reading Books

A few months ago I was making polite conversation, as one does,  with a parent at a sporting event where our children were attempting to thrash each other, as they do. It was cold and rainy and once we’d exhausted the topic of the weather, there wasn’t much to say.  …

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14 International Bestsellers You May Not Have Read, But Should

If you’re on the hunt for your next favorite author, then look no further. We’ve gone beyond New York Times bestsellers to compile top-selling books from around the globe. Spanning mysteries, thrillers, romance, and more, these books gained popularity outside the US — and are sure to please even the most discerning bibliophile. Publishers’ descriptions include.   …

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