Statistics reveal that about 10% of knowledge from a book is retained after 24 hours, but applying the knowledge gained makes the reading experience more significant.
When you read with an open mind, the words can reach into your heart and change your previous narrative. One should, however, note that some texts can influence you negatively.
A book comes alive when you are engrossed in it, enraptured by the dancing diction, swaying words, and relatable themes. At times, you connect with the text in such a way that you become one with the book—an invisible yet visible character.
Getting a writing mentor is one recommended way of fixing your writing problems. Not only does the mentoring relationship guide you to a desired goal, it affords you the chance to tap from the wealth of experience of accomplished authors.
As usual, I shared a short piece on Facebook, and a friend remarked that I wrote like Khalil Gibran. In his words, “Sincerely, I love reading from you. You write like Khalil Gibran.”