Month: March 2017

Young Writers Workshop – Alpha 2017

Click Click HERE for info on the 2018 Alpha Young Writers Workshop. Alpha, the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Workshop for Young Writers ( is a summer workshop held every July-August.  This genre residency young writers workshop is set in Western Pennsylvania, in the USA.  Attendees are selected based on a written submission. It is an amazing experience, and if you are fortunate to be selected twice as one young member of WhyToRead was, it will be an absolute highlight of your teen years. Applications typically open around March/April.  Dont wait till applications open to start writing.  Get busy...

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Amazing Psychology Books for Your Journey

Psychology  is a broad topic around the science of the mind.  This list of amazing psychology books is very diverse.  It travels from pain to love and creativity, greatness and history, society to religion and more.  Many are easy reading – the first is even a graphic novel. Every one will benefit from learning more about how they and others think and behave.  Take an emotional or intellectual journey through this list. These amazing psychology books certainly deserve some attention just for the length of their titles. 1. On Purpose: Lessons In Life and Health From The Frog, The...

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Psychological Thrillers for 2017

Some people like to be scared – in a controlled way.  The best psychological thrillers will hold you on the edge of  your seat and keep you turning the pages long into the night.  If you are more a warm and fuzzy, or romance novel reader, then stick clear of this list. Psychological Thrillers 1. Apple Tree Yard – Louise Doughty Yvonne Carmichael has it all: a beautiful family, a husband who loves her and a career in a field in which she excels. Then an affair with a nameless man changes her life as something unexpected and horrible...

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