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Author Aspirations

“We live in time - it holds us and molds us - but I never felt I understood it very well. And I'm not referring to theories about how it bends and doubles back, or may exist elsewhere in parallel... Continue Reading →

Author Aspirations

Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. - Sarah Williams

Swap Dystopian Dregs for a Storm in a Teacup to Captivate your Readers

Reading is the most intense form of escapism. Within the confines of our mind we are able to create characters and images more real than any movie. What's more, they are unique to us. No matter how descriptive the author,... Continue Reading →

Author Aspirations

I have an entire forest living inside of me, and you have carved your initials into every tree. -Pavana

Authors to Aspire Towards

I must go down to the seas again to the vagrant gypsy life, To the gull's way and the whale's way where the wind's like a whetted knife; And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow-rover,... Continue Reading →

Authors to Aspire Towards

Under the Harvest Moon, When the soft silver Drips shimmering Over the garden nights, Death, the gray mocker, Comes and whispers to you As a beautiful friend Who remembers. - Carl Sandburg  

Authors to Aspire Towards

But the rain is full of ghosts tonight, that tap and sigh upon the glass... and listen for a reply. -Edna St. Vincent Millay

Have a Mindful New Year at The Bookery

On January 1st The Bookery will begin a new series to help you on the path to mindful literacy. We live in a world where reading is a function for information rather than a tool for inspiration. Check out this... Continue Reading →

Count Down to a New You

On January 1st big things are happening at The Bookery. We will launch a new series designed to help you on your path towards mindfulness. At The Bookery we help reacquaint our readers with words. In this new series we will... Continue Reading →

Good Readers and Good Writers by Vladimir Nabokov

I recently posted an article based on this essay. I have found it extremely influential in my life. I hope you will find it inspirational as well. At first I despised Nabokov's opinions on reading. Let me know what you... Continue Reading →

Where Words Meet Minds

We interact with words and language continually. Even images are a form of literacy, enabling us to understand the meaning of a crosswalk sign or a logo. Being constantly confronted with language it is no wonder that we skim, skip... Continue Reading →

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