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The Anatomy Of A Best-Selling Book (Infographic)

Have you ever wondered what makes a book a best-seller? The Expert Editor UK collated figures and facts for this infographic. Brendan Brown writes, ‘As editors/proofreaders, and book lovers, we’re interested in what factors determine a successful book. For the infographic below, we researched factors…

Leo Tolstoy’s 10 Rules For Life

Leo Tolstoy wrote novels, short stories, plays, and essays. One of the giants of Russian literature, he is best known for War and Peace, Anna Karenina, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich. He was born into an aristocratic family on 9 September 1828, and died on 20 November 1910.…

What Makes A Reader Stop Reading A Book?

What makes you stop reading a book? Have you tried and given up on the same book more than once? Is there a classic you tried to read but couldn't? Goodreads asked their members and created this infographic with the results from their questions. Please share…

How To Turn Your Children Into Readers

"Reading is the creative centre of a writer’s life. I take a book with me everywhere I go." ~Stephen King Do you want your children to read? You should, because it makes almost every aspect of their lives easier. The best way to do this…

Selfie And Other Words Ending In –ie

Guest Post How long ago do you think the first selfie was taken?  Was it five years ago or ten? Could it have been closer to 20? I’m afraid if you guessed any of those dates you are way off. The first selfie was taken…
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