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Unlucky Breaks: Famous Writers Who Suffered Slings, Arrows, And Misfortune

Melville, Twain, and Fitzgerald might be best known for their classic literary contributions, but they all suffered professional and critical disasters during their lifetimes.
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The Reading Habits Of Five Generations [Infographic]

This infographic charts the reading habits of five generations — and seeing how different generations consume, select, and engage with their reading materials is enlightening, and sometimes surprising.
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Of Creativity And Madness

Personal suffering is sometimes cited by artists as a driving force behind their work, turning pain, anxiety, trauma, and hostility into creative expression. We profile a few notable examples in this post.
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Why You Should Set A Reading Goal For 2020

The health and emotional benefits of reading are reason enough to read more, but there are plenty of others... so set a reading goal and get to it!
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Who Are Your Literary Influences?

I encourage you to consider your own foundational inspirations when it comes to the written word. Who made you want to write in the first place? What works do you think are perfect — the ones you keep coming back to? Whose skill do you aspire to channel or match?
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The Successful People I Know Are Voracious Readers

Reading — in addition to being plain fun — can make you a better (smarter, more informed, satisfied) person. That’s why successful people are often voracious readers.
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Reading Habits Around The World [Infographic]

With Game of Thrones airing its final season, riveting political sagas animating our TV screens, Tiger Woods achieving new heights in a career filled with milestones, and tragic and compelling news stories being broadcast from around the world... are people still reading?

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