Archive for the ‘reading’ Category

Why Are Writers Afraid to Seek Critiquing?

Posted: 10th January 2018 by Robyn Jane in Blogging, reading, Writing
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A. J. Liebling once said, “Freedom of the press is only guaranteed to those who own one.” Now we live in the age of the Internet, where anyone with a network connection owns a printing press. This is both a boon and a disaster. A boon in the sense that information can be shared widely […]

Dead Trees, or Pixels?

Posted: 1st November 2016 by Robyn Jane in books, reading

I don’t follow the debate over printed books versus electronic readers. I made my choice long ago, and have never regretted it. The reason for choosing an e-Reader was one of practicality: in my old apartment, I had very little storage place, and I have a voracious appetite for books. My Nook was the ideal […]

My Name is Robyn, and I’m a Bookaholic

Posted: 14th July 2016 by Robyn Jane in books, reading

I guess it started in the second grade. That’s when I realized that I had an unusual talent: I could read out loud better than most of the others in my class. So much better, in fact, that when it was time for reading class, Miss Sullivan would hand me a book and send me […]