How To Get Over Your Reading Slump This English Language Day
- Author: Priyanka Published: 22nd April, 2021
There are a few reasons why people go through reading slumps. Procrastination, anxiety, depression can all contribute to this unusual habit. It could also be because one hasn’t found the right book to match their taste. Whatever the reason, there are always ways to get out of this slight inconvenience and get back on the track to enjoying the wordly delights of the world of books. Here are a few suggestions for you to browse through this English Language Day:
Start with a Graphic Book
Graphic books have a reputation of peaking one’s interest through picture-oriented conversations and therefore, will be a great re-starting point for you. They won’t be too Graphic books have a reputation of peaking one’s interest through picture-oriented conversations and therefore, will be a great re-starting point for you. They won’t be too heavy on the diction and will also keep you interested in the plot with the help of illustrations. Here are some suggestions: Try a book with illustrated traditional stories like Corridor by Sarnath Banerjee or you could even go for a simple and illustrated set of poems from Rupi Kaur.
Move onto Reading Short Books
Carving out little pockets of time for short stories and books is essential. Along with helping one get back on track to the habit of reading, this practice will also instill a sense of punctuality and keep you engaged and excited for the next reading session. Also, choose something simple to read and comprehend at this point, like one of Ruskin Bond’s collection of short stories. If you find that charting out time for your reading sessions is somewhat difficult to do, you can also try enrolling yourself in a book club.
Read Your Favourite Book Again
The familiarity of reading a full-blown book that already excites and thrills you will take the anxiety of reading a new book away. Pick up an already favourite piece of yours and rewind the good times. Let the book that once made you madly fall in love with literature work its magic again.
Choose Your Niche
Once you’re comfortable with reading short stories and have established a good enough pace, it’s time to see what kind of genre you connect with the most. This will further enhance your reading skills since your interests are at play here. For example, if you enjoy murder mystery, go for something from Lars Kepler or Agatha Christie. Nicholas Sparks or Nora Roberts can be read if you have an interest in Romantic fiction. This is also the perfect time to experiment and make sure that you acquaint yourself with genres that you hadn’t given a chance earlier.
This UN English Language Day, make sure you take the leap and get back to the art of reading with these easy-to-follow instructions.