Beirut and Books, A Decade On

The Virgin Bookstore in Beirut reopened its doors after the 2006 war and again and the 2008 demonstrations that shut them, expanding to three more Beirut shopping districts. Today it’s tweeting about Glow Pens and Whatzzup power banks: “Whatzzup power banks are unbeatable style pieces! one at $31.99! #GenerationFutureVM Full collection:…“ I bought a […]
<span class="entry-title-primary">Do You Have To Love A Character To Love A Book?</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Do you like Dianna? Do you like Qasim? I'd be interested in your opinion! </span>

Most of my readers have come to like them both (thus far), but you may find Qasim charming and Dianna wishy washy. Or you may find Qasim chauvinistic, even immoral and  Dianna relatable. One recent reader didn’t like Dianna because she felt Dianna was, well, wimpy at the beginning. I made a conscious decision as […]
Creation + Innovation = Revolution

Creation and Innovation. The terms are used loosely and frequently in both the Business and the Creative worlds. I’d almost say they’re trending. Yet we have many different definitions for them. Sometimes we use them as synonyms, other times, antonyms. So I was especially intrigued when my coach Kristen Joy Laig, The Book Ninja, held […]