How to Read More: The Simple System I’m Using to Read 30+ Books Per Year

Warren Buffett, the man commonly referred to as the greatest investor of the 20th century, was standing in front of 165 wide-eyed students from Columbia University.

One of the students raised his hand and asked Buffett for his thoughts on the best way to prepare for an investing career. After thinking for a moment, Buffett pulled out a stack of papers and trade reports he had brought with him and said, 

“Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will do it.” 

Buffett estimates that 80 percent of his working hours are spent reading or thinking. It’s enough to make you ask, 

“Am I reading enough books?”

When I asked myself that question recently, I realized that there were some simple reasons I wasn’t reading as much as I would like to, and I developed a reasonable system that is helping me read more than 30 books per year.

Let me explain…

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So you write fan fiction but you’ve always wanted to try some original fiction? Or maybe you started with original fiction but lately you’ve been wrapped up in fan fics (reading or writing)? How do you ever get over the tug of the fic world and write your original ideas? 

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little witchy tip!!

please! don’t underestimate the power of fun in magic..!! it’s a great, great energy source and serves to keep a witch motivated!!! if you think something would be fun but you’re scared to add it because it’s not “serious” let me tell you, you probably should and don’t care what other people think!! (just be sure you’re within the realm of morality)

I have been a witch for 12 years, and for the longest time I wouldn’t let myself enjoy the practice and the feeling of being in a “secret club/society,” because I thought that was being childish. please don’t fall into that pit! fun in magic is ultra super important and it should add to your life, not cause you stress or pressure you into being serious all the time.