Things I'm Reading: 8/20-8/27
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They say that in order to be a great writer, you need to read voraciously.
As someone who loves reading but is simultaneously working full-time, planning a wedding, leading a healthy social life, trying to get an adequate amount of sleep while fighting a disgusting and embarrassing addiction to social media…..I don’t read as much as I should.
If I ever want to create or break a habit, I have to be incredibly intentional about how I structure my time and goals. So, in order to kickstart my love of exploring what people much smarter than me think or feel, I’m bringing back my weekly “What I’m reading” posts.
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I’ll always share an article or two from my fellow Iowa Writers Collaborative columnists above the paywall. Today, that’s a new installment of “Sh*t Richard Says” from Julie Gammack’s Iowa Potluck.
Richard writes about his experiences as former Iowa Governor Robert D. Ray’s Press Secretary. I learned about Robert Ray’s impact in Iowa for the first time this year, and I’m continually fascinated in the complete shift in the Republican party since he helped so many refugees and immigrants in our state.
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