A Day In The Life Of A Reader…

by |July 1, 2014

You wake up after a long night of reading…

…and try to sneak some pages in before you leave for work…

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…and on the bus.

You start work full of vigour…

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…until the 5 minute mark.

And then it’s lunchtime…

…but pretty soon it’s time to go back to work…

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…where you daydream about the next chapter…

…and then actually dream about the next chapter…

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…before a very productive afternoon.

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Then 5:30pm arrives…

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…and you head home…

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…home sweet home…

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…where, finally, the best part of your day begins…

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…but your favourite character is in trouble…

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…big trouble…

…and loved ones want to know what’s wrong…

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…and for a tiny, tiny split second, you wonder if all this is worth it. The ups and downs of being a reader…

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…but only for a split second.

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Andrew Cattanach is a regular contributor to The Booktopia Blog. He has been shortlisted for The Age Short Story Prize and was named a finalist for the 2015 Young Bookseller of the Year Award. He enjoys reading, writing and sleeping, though finds it difficult to do them all at once.

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Comments

  • July 1, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    Sounds about right 😛
    But no regrets spending all night reading when the book is just that good!

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