A recent NY Times article cited numerous studies that have found speed reading to be nothing more than skimming. According to the article, it is improbable to increase your reading above 500-600 words per minute without decreasing comprehension of the material.
We’re hard-wired to feel fear or even panic when confronted with difficult or threatening situations. These are the remnants of evolution, and it’s only in the last couple of hundred of years that these reactions have become frequently irrelevant and sometimes
The best advice for anyone who’s aspiring to be a writer is this: “Stop aspiring and start writing.” –Alan W. Watts The second best advice is this: “Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river.” –Lisa