The 4 R’s of sustainable living: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Step #1: someone standing on the corner handing out free books? You probably don’t need it. Books are tough for a lot of people because they are tangible sources of knowledge, creativity and wonder. Most of us can remember where we were when we read a particular book so we assign it sentimental meaning. Next time you find yourself itching to buy that new book, check if your local library has a copy. This will get you in the habit of not holding on to stories you are no longer reading.
This is the part that Marie Kondo has helped you with and the inspiration for this series of blog posts!
Books are made out of paper, so this section essentially challenges you to get creative with…..paper. I’ve included one of my favorite ways to upcycle books below, but if you’re interested in all the ways you can creatively re-imagine your novels, follow this link!