Donna Janke Posts

Reading a book is generally a solitary activity, but we often like to share that experience by discussing the book with others. Hence the popularity of book clubs. I tend…

Reading

Think of the last three books you read. Were they written in past tense or present tense? If you are a writer or were reading the book for discussion at…

Reading Writing

Imagine this. You and I meet for coffee. During the course of the conversation, you tell me a story about your grandmother, a special memory from your childhood. Months later…

Writing

Have you ever found a book difficult to read? I am not talking about having difficulty with the book because it is boring or uninteresting, because it is poorly written,…

Reading

The saying “don’t judge a book by its cover” doesn’t typically refer to books at all. It is a reminder to avoid jumping to conclusions about what someone or something…

Reading