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Prithee, thou should read more Shakespeare to improve thine brain - msnNOW

Prithee, thou should read more Shakespeare to improve thine brain - msnNOW | Litteris | Scoop.it


Reading the old-school stuff caused a higher degree of electrical activity in the brain, particularly in areas associated with self-reflection, according to a recent study.


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New Languages and Readings in Digital Contexts. Novas Linguagens e Leituras em Contextos Digitais.
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Para cumprir meta, país precisa de 64 mil novas bibliotecas até 2020

Para cumprir meta, país precisa de 64 mil novas bibliotecas até 2020 | Litteris | Scoop.it
O Brasil precisa construir mais de 64,3 mil bibliotecas em escolas públicas até 2020 para cumprir a meta de universalizar esses espaços, prevista na Lei 12...
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How Wordless Books Can Help Your Kid Learn to Read

How Wordless Books Can Help Your Kid Learn to Read | Litteris | Scoop.it
Anyone who's "read" a picture book can tell you that you don't need words to tell a story.
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::: LECTURA LAB ::: OverDrive anuncia una nueva opción para escuchar audiolibros

::: LECTURA LAB ::: OverDrive anuncia una nueva opción para escuchar audiolibros | Litteris | Scoop.it

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18 Apps for Summer Reading

18 Apps for Summer Reading | Litteris | Scoop.it
If you're getting ready to send students home for the summer you may want to share a list of mobile apps that can help families combat the summer slide.  Here are a handful of my favorite apps for ...

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D2C Bookselling Is Not Easy...But Here Are Two Options

D2C Bookselling Is Not Easy...But Here Are Two Options | Litteris | Scoop.it

Direct-to-consumer bookselling is growing and innovative thinking is helping. Two solutions that are appealing: BitLit ebook bundling and Penguin Hotline.


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Pronoun, una interesante plataforma de autopublicación

Pronoun, una interesante plataforma de autopublicación | Litteris | Scoop.it

Vook ha lanzado la plataforma Pronoun, una plataforma de autopublicación gratuita que regala todos los royalties de las obras a sus autores y editoriales.


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Blog Writing: 11 Useful Tools to Improve Your Blog Post Writing

Blog Writing: 11 Useful Tools to Improve Your Blog Post Writing | Litteris | Scoop.it
Writing regular blog posts can be tough.

You need a blog strategy, constant new ideas and the motivation to get the posts written.

But you don’t have to get on with this alone – there are tools that can help you to write your blog posts so they are easier and quicker to produce.

Ready to boost your productivity and get better blog posts?

Read on!

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, May 18, 1:13 PM

Ian Cleary offers 11 valuable blogging tools you must check out. Recommended reading.  9/10

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100 YAs para ler antes de morrer

100 YAs para ler antes de morrer | Litteris | Scoop.it
A Amazon americana em parceria com o Goodreads criou uma lista dos 100 livros Young Adults que você deveria ler antes de morrer. Somando as leituras de todos aqui da redação lemos quase a metade da lista. E você? Quantos leu? Quantos quer ler? Já colocamos vários na lista de leituras futuras.

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7-year-old's library wish inspires book donations across Brazil

7-year-old's library wish inspires book donations across Brazil | Litteris | Scoop.it

Mell's letter was made public on March 28, and spread across social networks in Brazil. An Instagram account and Facebook page dedicated to the project have each garnered thousands of followers, and a video of Mell describing her dream got over 18,000 views on Facebook. 'Mell’s Library' has also been endorsed by a number of popular Brazilian singers. And more importantly, more than 5,000 books have been collected for the little girl’s library dream.


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Livros & Fuxicos: [Fuxico] Enganada por uma capa

Livros & Fuxicos: [Fuxico] Enganada por uma capa | Litteris | Scoop.it

Coluna em que mostro diferentes livros pelo mundo que utilizam imagens iguais (ou semelhantes), com o intuito de divertir e surpreender o leitor com tais paridades. 

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Paul Kingsnorth's crowdfunded novel wins book of the year award

Paul Kingsnorth's crowdfunded novel wins book of the year award | Litteris | Scoop.it

Alison Flood: Paul Kingsnorth’s crowdfunded novel The Wake, which the author wrote in an invented form of Old English and originally envisaged self-publishing, has won the inaugural book of the year prize at the Bookseller industry awards.


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The Inner Writer - Exploring the personal side of being a writer

The Inner Writer - Exploring the personal side of being a writer | Litteris | Scoop.it
Exploring the personal side of being a writer

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Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, May 14, 9:42 AM

http://theinnerwriter.com/

 

The Inner Writer is part of the Talent Development Resources series of sites, with information and inspiration to enhance creativity and personal growth
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 14, 9:30 PM

Max van Manen wrote about being aware of the phenomenon of the inner voice and writer.

 

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12 Writing Tips I’ve Learned After 20 Books and 3,000 Articles Over 20 Years

12 Writing Tips I’ve Learned After 20 Books and 3,000 Articles Over 20 Years | Litteris | Scoop.it
These tips will work for authors, bloggers, columnists, and journalists.

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Libraries could outlast the internet, head of British Library says

Libraries could outlast the internet, head of British Library says | Litteris | Scoop.it
Stop asking whether libraries will still exist in the digital age, Roly Keating says

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What Would Make you Upgrade your e-reader?

What Would Make you Upgrade your e-reader? | Litteris | Scoop.it
e-Reader technology does not improve at the exponential rate as tablets and smartphones do. New e-paper comes out every two or three years and there seldom is

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Language Game Inspired by Noam Chomsky's Linguistics | Big Think

Language Game Inspired by Noam Chomsky's Linguistics | Big Think | Litteris | Scoop.it

A new smartphone app gives a clever nod to Noam Chomsky while giving players just enough inspiration to create some pretty funny sentences.


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¿Qué es y cómo funciona un Booksprint? | Universo Abierto

¿Qué es y cómo funciona un Booksprint? | Universo Abierto | Litteris | Scoop.it

¿Qué es y como funciona un Booksprint? Booksprint http://www.booksprints.net/ Un Booksprint es una acción de reunir a un grupo de expertos en un


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Aeneas, una herramienta perfecta para audiobooks y ebooks

Aeneas, una herramienta perfecta para audiobooks y ebooks | Litteris | Scoop.it

Aeneas es un software libre que nos ayuda a sincronizar nuestro audibook y nuestro ebook en un sólo formato de tal manera que podamos leer o escuchar.


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Creative visual writing prompts

Creative photo or visual writing prompts to promote creativity and divergent thinking in students...enjoy
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Life doesn't come with trigger warnings. Why should books?

Life doesn't come with trigger warnings. Why should books? | Litteris | Scoop.it
The outside world is full of triggers. If I don’t warn you of one it’s not out of malice Continue reading...

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 19, 9:27 PM

Life is full of uncertainty and good literature is, as well.

 

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12 Ways To Write Titles That Attract Massive Traffic

12 Ways To Write Titles That Attract Massive Traffic | Litteris | Scoop.it
Coming up with blog titles is hard - when your initial well of creativity runs dry, it's easy to begin faltering, but any delays would worsen your marketing eff

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Tricks & Tips for Catching Typos in Your Work

Tricks & Tips for Catching Typos in Your Work | Litteris | Scoop.it

Get your computer to read it aloud to you, while you follow along. In Word 2010, for example, here’s how you enable text-to-speech: First, add “Speak” to the Quick Access Toolbar. Along the very top above “File,” the line that starts with W for word, at the far right is a down arrow. Click that. It will say [...]


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I didn´t know of this text-to-speech feature in World... can't wait to try it out!

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Fanfic Star Anna Todd on How the Internet Made Her Famous

Fanfic Star Anna Todd on How the Internet Made Her Famous | Litteris | Scoop.it

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Davey Alba:  "Todd and the online writing community Wattpad are proof that the Internet is sweeping away old notions of what it means to be famous."

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Sociedade Portuguesa de Autores não vai adoptar Acordo Ortográfico

Sociedade Portuguesa de Autores não vai adoptar Acordo Ortográfico | Litteris | Scoop.it
A Sociedade Portuguesa de Autores (SPA) vai continuar a redigir os seus documentos e a sua comunicação de acordo com a norma ortográfica antiga. O professor Carlos Reis critica a decisão, acusando a instituição de estar a correr “atrás de lebres mal informadas ou tendenciosas”.

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What City Has More Bookstores Per Capita Than Any Other?

What City Has More Bookstores Per Capita Than Any Other? | Litteris | Scoop.it

Buenos Aires, with 2.8 million people, has 734 bookstores, or 25 for every 100,000 people — the highest per capita in the world.


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