Top Ten Reasons Why Students Need More Literature

Top Ten Reasons Why Students Need More Literature (Not Less) In uniquely powerful ways, literary study prepares students for richly rewarding and meaningful lives. No other reading experience or learning activity duplicates this preparation. 1. Imagination: Reading literature cultivates the imagination. That’s one reason why tyrants and dictators hate literature, banning or strictly controlling it. […]

Fear of Writing a Romance Novel

Editing my book tonight, I had to inquire to some friends.  I sent them each a paragraph with a question about the wording.  My question was “does this sound too romance novelishy?”  Did I use the word novelishy?  Yes because I like to make up words – more importantly, I like to add ish to […]