Write a Song with Jeff Tweedy

Jeff Tweedy, of the band Wilco, shared three things he does everyday to help him write the great songs that he is known for. First, he stockpiles words, language, and lyrics by doing exercises like freewriting , writing poems ,…

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Emily Eternal

Emily Eternal by M.G. Wheaton Emily is an artificial consciousness, which apparently is quite different from an artificial intelligence, as she will readily tell you. She is a computer program but is able to move around and interact in the…

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Own the Day, Make it Perfect

The Perfect Day Formula How to Own the Day and Control Your Life by Craig Ballantyne “The Perfect Day formula requires you to think differently and let go of your old ways. The average approach to life is not working for…

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The Ghost in the House (Book Review)

The Ghost In the House novel

The Ghost in the House by Sara O’Leary  Fay thinks there is a ghost in her house and she can’t quit figure out why everything seems little off. The furniture she loved has been replaced and the walls have been…

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Every Idea Can Be A Good One

Every Idea is a Good Idea: Be Creative Anytime, Anywhere – How Songwriters and Other Working Artists Get It Done by Tom Sturges “Creativity is a limitless function of your intelligence that allows you to see, hear, and imagine empty…

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Come On, Write One Song!

How to Write One Song by Jeff Tweedy “Have you ever have an heard a song and responded to it?” I am sure for most of us, the answer is yes. So that means you can write a song. I…

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A Homeschooling Handbook

The Homeschooling Handbook how to make homeschooling simple, affordable, fun, and effective by Lorilee Lippincott I have decided that I will be homeschooling my son. As an educator with 18 years of experience in the classroom, I think I have…

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The Surprisingly Simple Skill of Listening

I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships by Michael S. Sorensen Do you ever read a book that just drags on and on. This one doesn’t do that. “As you’ve no doubt noticed, this book is pretty…

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Hooked on a Thriller

Hooked: A Thriller About Love and Other Addictions by Matt Richtel I don’t read thrillers very often but I’ve been reading a lot of non-fiction lately and hoped to get roped in to a great story. This one started that…

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We’re In An Era of Ignition

Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and Revolution by Amber Tamblyn I was scrolling through Libby trying to find my next read when this one jumped out at me. Was this the Amber Tamblyn I knew…

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