Monday Recap – Last Week’s Wins

I’m smiling.  It was a productive week and a restful weekend. Here’s a recap of last week’s wins: Monday Recap - Last Week’s Wins Home & Writing BooksI spent time with my fiancé, attended a student play and worked 5 hours closer to my 300-hour goal for writing my novels. This puts me at the … Continue reading Monday Recap – Last Week’s Wins

What resonates with you from your reading?

The question for today's reading challenge is What resonates with you from your reading? If your not part of the 7-Day Challenge, feel free to answer the question anyway. It's nice to hear what ideas stick with you. What impresses you? What piques your interest? This can be about anything you are reading! Reply in the comments!

What’s next on your reading list? #ReadWithCurtis Challenge: Day Two and Book Review Blogs

Whenever I finish a book,  I usually consult a reading list, pick a book from a stack, or go to my online reading communities via book blogs or vlogs. When you can't decide what to read next, what do you do? What's next on your reading list?

STACK THOSE BOOKS – The 7-Day Reading Challenge Starts Tomorrow!

It's the day before the challenge, and I am pumped. In case you didn't know, I have invited people to read every day for seven days, starting tomorrow! If you are not already participating in the #ReadWithCurtis 7-Day Reading challenge, I urge you to do so.  Here's what you can do today to join a community of readers who are also doing the challenge ...

Abruptly changing is not enough . . . James Clear, Habit Change, and a 7-Day Challenge

Changing habits has to be one of the hardest challenges that a person can face. Forming a new habit takes sustained effort, and breaking bad habits could prove even more frustrating. This is why abruptly changing is not enough. 

What tricks do you have up your sleeve? [Blog Prompts for the 7-Day Reading Challenge Countdown]

May 7th, 2018 marks the official start of the 7-Day Reading challenge (#ReadWithCurtis) hosted here on Paper Palaces. There are only two rules: 1.) Read for 20 minutes per day for seven days, and 2.) Post on Instagram, Twitter, or WordPress about your reading, using the hashtag #ReadWithCurtis (I'm Curtis!). While the official challenge does not start until next Monday, there is time to spread enthusiasm early. I've already started posting about the challenge on my Instagram (CurtisWritesBooks), using the hashtag above. Here are a few questions that I invite you to answer. You can answer via blog post, or simply comment on this page! The more the merrier.