Food for thought from Andra Watkins and the Washington Post. Very interesting. The challenge is to click on the link to the Post article and read through in its entirety without skimming or looking at ads for pretty sandals.
I read an article in the Washington Post recently. Reading Is Different Online Than Off. Seriously. Click on the link.
Okay. Now that you’re back, let’s discuss.
Because I’m alarmed at the number of people who’ve said things like this to me lately:
Your book is the first book I’ve read in, like, FOREVER.
I feel guilty when I take time to read. It’s like I’m not really DOING anything.
My crazy life……if I have to choose between reading and sleep…….well, I choose sleep.
I’m a reader. Before I’m a writer. Or a friend. Or even, at times, a wife (as MTM will attest when he begs me to put my book down so that we can have COFFEE in bed.)
Several months ago, I became alarmed at my own reading habits. How I couldn’t get through a chapter without clicking onto social media or checking email. That…
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