Are libraries necessary?

"A house that has a library in it has a soul." ~ Plato These days, almost every town and city in America has a public library, and most schools as well. But in this digital age of computers and e-readers, fewer and fewer people seem to be utilizing the amazing resource that is the public …

Revising is hard.

So over the summer I finally finished writing the novel I've been working on for years (YAY!). However, it's sort of awful (okay, really awful) so I decided to write a second draft of it. In my mind, I thought that it would be easier that writing the first draft, because the basic framework of …