The Dreaded Book Slump & How I Handle It (spoiler alert: like an ADULT)

We’ve all been there.

img_6047We all know that dreaded feeling: the feeling when no book is scratching that reading itch.  And even worse, the effort to pick up a new book is too great.  Instead you watch countless hours of TV or really dumb YouTube videos, you spend a lot of time looking through Instagram or Twitter, search endlessly for new shops on Etsy, and overall just avoid looking at all of your unread books.

The biggest problem with falling into a book slump though, is not the actual lack of reading.  Instead, it’s more that they seem to be perpetual, almost like a snowball rolling down a snowy mountainside.  I have found that the longer I go without reading, the harder it is to pull myself out of a slump.

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