Quintillion Ink-Strokes | “Bounce” by Matthew Syed

This book is definitely important when emphasizing the importance of practice. Plot Syed wrote this book in order to explain the fact that talent does not determine any person’s success, rather hours of practice (specifically 10,000). He proceeds throughout the book to explain the intensity of the practice and the mind-set needed to practice. The […]

Quintillion Ink-Strokes | “A Son of the Forest,” by William Apess

This is an autobiography published by William Apess in 1829. I read the electronic version from Archives.org. Plot It starts with an introduction into his family’s background. He had a white grandfather who married the daughter of the Pequot chief, King Phillip. It then gets into Apess’ early life of how he and his family […]