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Writing Things Down Is Better for Your Memory

March 1st, 2019

If you are of a certain age, you remember when computers were huge mainframes in the computer science lab, you took a typewriter to college, and you wrote notes by hand in class. Technology has presented us with many modern opportunities to take notes – laptops, tablets, phones, watches.  While we have many options at our disposal, science is proving that the best way to take notes for retaining knowledge is a good, old-fashioned paper and pen. Studies of memory retention using a variety of different tools for note taking show that note-taking by hand improves retention in almost all circumstances.... Read More

Finally, a 2nd Wednesday Event

July 7th, 2018
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Fort Collins is a bustling writer’s center, filled with a life that whimsical fancy and well-trained prose can bring to any sullen town. As such, Fort Collins has many events that allow writers to showcase their work, much in the same way the First Friday Gallery Walk and other events helps artists showcase their work. One such event is called DimeStories Fort Collins. The event is associated with DimeStories International, which often hosts events in San Diego, CA; Costa Mesa, CA; and Albuquerque, New Mexico. DimeStories International was founded by Amy Wallen, author of the book When We Were... Read More