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Is Now the Time to Write Your Book?
November is NaNoWriMo month. Is it when you write your book? While most of the time when people talk about writing a book it is for the revered great ...
Falling Back in Love with Reading
I love to read.  You probably guessed that already.  I have loved escaping into a story since I was a kid.  With a book, you can explor...
2020 Reading Challenge
How did you do on your 2019 Reading Challenge?  It's not too late to set your 2020 Reading Challenge. What is the Reading Challenge? It is a fun
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Bill Gates' Top 5 Books of 2019
For many years now, Bill Gates, has been publishing a personal blog called  In his blog, he shares his thoughts on heal
Writing Greatness Emerging on
Last week I had the chance to attend a tech conference on my favorite content management system, CMS, Joomla!  It was an online around the world
Five Days into NaNoWriMo, How's it Going?
November 1st kicked off NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month.  The goal is to write a 50,000 words pf novel in one month with encouragement
Finding Time to Read
The other day chatting with a friend, they were amazed at the number of books I read per week.  They asked how did I squeeze it in?  I read
#WeLoveOurLibrary - National Library Month
September is National Library Month and with our love of all things reading, it is the perfect excuse to tell you about our favorite library, the Arli
National Book Lovers Day - August 9, 2019
We Love Books!  Today celebrates escaping into a good story.   Fun Fact: Johannes Gutenberg, an ex-goldsmith, invented the printing press an