Out Now! December Issue BookIsh Plaza eZine

3 12 2014

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Our last ezine for this year. In this issue:
– The novel Tula The Revolt nominated for the International Impac Dublin Literary Award (Dutch version)
– BookIsh Plaza recognized by the Minister of Tourism & Culture of Aruba
– X-mas oriented short stories
– Reissue of an old song book of the early 20s of the last century
– Book deals this Season
– Events in the month of December
– And much more

Read it all @ BOOKISH PLAZA eZINE nr.36 DECEMBER 2014





Recognition for BookIsh Plaza

3 12 2014

BP Award site

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Step-up Your Reading

3 12 2014

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3 Steps to Reading Harder, Faster, Better, Stronger

According to a much-discussed survey, the average American adult reads about four books a year. It’s a depressingly low figure – and also one that I don’t attach much weight to – but I’ve always enjoyed that it makes me look really impressive. I read roughly 80 books a year. I always thought that was a pretty big number and I was proud of it.

That was until a few days ago, when I read an article by BookRiot’s own Liberty Hardy about her fascinating book-people-matching service. In the article, she casually mentions that she reads 200-300 books a year.

Cripes. What. I can’t even…

The odds of me ever managing to read that much are pretty slim, unless I find a way to stick my index finger on a book and absorb its contents, like Mork with a glass of orange juice. But I have recently been thinking about ways of accelerating my own reading nonetheless, and I thought it wouldn’t hurt to share them.

Read further @ Book Riot





Tips for Writers

3 12 2014

 

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How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?