Writing and Research Tips
October is National Book Month!
1st October 2020I bet you didn’t know that October was National Book Month, did you? The National Book Foundation established the first National Book Month in 2003.
Books to Read in Honor of the ADA Turning 30
27th July 2020The Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, turns 30 this year. It was signed into law on July 26, 1990.
April is D.E.A.R. Month
7th April 2020Do you remember DEAR (Drop Everything And Read)? In elementary school, there would be DEAR time, and we’d all stop the lesson and take out a book and have quiet time to read.
Books to Read for Black History Month
11th February 2020February is Black History Month. This originated as “Negro History Week,” which historian Carter G.
Books to Read Over Winter Break
30th December 2019It’s winter break for most students, and that means more time: time to work on your thesis or dissertation, time to learn a data analysis program, time to rest and recharge, or time to read a good book.
Classics that Are Perfect for Summer
6th August 2019We’ve written posts before about how important it is to read widely, and if you read interviews with writers or talk to an established writer, at some point it’s likely that they’ll tell you that in order to write well, you need to read a lot.
Why Reading Widely Is So Important
19th March 2019If you talk with any professional writer, at some point they will likely tell you that if you’re interested in becoming a writer, you need to read.
Thoughtful Thursday: Books About Science that Everyone Should Read
3rd January 2019
It’s the tail end of winter break for many of you, and hopefully you've been able to take at least some time off from writing and research and enjoy some free time, get some sleep, get outside and play in the snow, or do some “pleasure reading.