Tag Archives: books

10 Best Inspirational Books That Can Change Your Life


Via Lifehack.org

“Are you looking for changes and ways to improve yourself? I was lost but after reading these 10 inspirational books, I’ve discovered my meaning for life and started living the life I want.” – Leon Ho

Source: 10 Best Inspirational Books That Can Change Your Life

7 inspiring books to help you deal with tough times in life


Looking for some thought-provoking books?

Jessica Semaan has compiled a list of titles to inspire and motivate. See link below.

Let me know if you have any other favorite books.

Source: 7 books to read when life gets tough – Business Insider

Game of Thrones fan? How the saga became a TV hit


Thought I’d mix things up a bit today and share an interesting article on one of my favorite TV shows – HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong (writing for BBC.com) offers a thorough, but concise, background on how the book series by George R. R. Martin became the global phenomenon it is today.

Let me know what you think of the article linked below.

“George RR Martin’s A Game of Thrones, the book that formed the basis of the blockbuster HBO television series, came out 20 years ago this August.” – Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

Source: BBC – Culture – Game of Thrones at 20: How the saga became a TV hit

28 Tips for Writing Stories from Edgar Allan Poe, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald | Open Culture

More inspiration to start that novel you’ve been thinking about writing.

“Most writers find their individual voice only after they sojourn through periods of imitation. Though it’s an excellent way to appropriate experimental techniques and move out of comfortable ruts, imitation can only take us so far. But more prescriptive guidelines from famous authors can offer ways to refine our individual styles and visions. Advice, for example, from such a clear and succinct theorist as Kurt Vonnegut can go a very long way indeed for aspiring fiction writers.” – Josh Jones

Source: 28 Tips for Writing Stories from Edgar Allan Poe, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway & F. Scott Fitzgerald | Open Culture