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So You Want To Teach Aunt Mabel To Read

If your Aunt Mabel couldn’t read, could you talk her into learning? Could you encourage her when she failed? I assume at first, she could fail to learn something new. Anyone could. But adult literacy education possesses potential specialness. And you could become a crucial part of Aunt Mabel’s support system. Encouragement is the key!…

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Unreliably Narrated

  For some reason, first person narratives have failed to entice me. Nabokov, Melville, even Collins, I have picked them up in bookstores, read parts of them, and not committed to them. Some samples from a list of notable Popular First-Person Narrative Book Titles are: Moby Dick by Herman Melville, 1850’s The Catcher in the…

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What Are Extroverted/Intoverted Writers?

  Extroverted writers are usually described as writers who thrive in environments populated by people. This can include both crowded environments in which to write, such as coffee shops or cafes, or speaking engagements and book signings. But what of the writers who don’t have a word in their heads until it’s outside of them…