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The second half of January (and, let’s be real, the first week of February) went by in a blur. But I finished the month strong with 30 days of at least 30 min of reading!

Weeks 3 & 4 Overview

So week 3 came along and I began to research other sites with interesting articles. …

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Welcome to week two! I paused my Superstore binge to be productive and actually write. So what if it’s been almost two weeks since the last post? ;)

Writing procrastination aside, I still wake up excited to read every day. There is a wealth of interesting reads out there, and I’m sure I’ve yet to find the best of them!

Week 2 Overview:

This week’s reads were inspired by a smorgasbord of themes. Travel, career enhancement, music, trees — and, of course, poetry. …

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As a writer, I do not read enough. I spend too much time getting sucked into Twitter threads and not enough time appreciating the literary community. Plus, I’m a firm believer that your craft suffers if you’re not actively reading and learning from others. So, 2020 rolled in, I set up daily time limits on all my social apps, and I started reading some neat things. No better way to start the new year (and new decade) than with a reading challenge. Welcome to Rad Reads 2020.

My goal is to read at least 30 minutes every day in January and then to read consistently throughout the year. My boyfriend, Anthony, is also joining me on the adventure. We’re putting $1 into a shared fund on Qapital for every day we read (and $5 for any day we break the January goal…*ahem, Anthony*). At the end of the year, we’ll take all the money we set aside and have a cute date day. …


Julia Ramirez

Writer, pun enthusiast.

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