Archive for July 2019

Why I Narrated My Audiobook, I Can’t Read

William Manzanares is the author of I Can’t Read. For most of my life, I kept a secret about myself: I can’t read. Many people around me didn’t know I struggled to read because I’d built up a lifetime of strengths (a sharp memory, perseverance, and strong conversational skills) to work around my difficulties. But…

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Why I Titled My Book I Can’t Read

William Manzanares is the author of I Can’t Read. When I first announced my book’s title, a lot of people didn’t understand it. Folks in my writing group said, “Shouldn’t it be titled I Can Read?” They didn’t realize that to this day, I still can’t sound out words. My book isn’t about learning to…

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Listening to Audiobooks Is Reading

William Manzanares is the author of I Can’t Read. Audiobooks have been on the rise for years now, and they’re only gaining more popularity. Many people enjoy having the option to listen to their books, but for some of us, audiobooks mean so much more. They’ve transformed my life and the lives of millions of…

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I Can’t Read: William Manzanares IV

Originally posted here: https://www.authorhour.co/i-cant-read-william-manzanares-iv/ If not being able to read were a disease, it would be an epidemic. Millions of Americans can’t read, but illiteracy often goes unacknowledged or unnoticed. If you’re a parent or teacher of a child that struggles with reading, you know the painful way that illiteracy steals their confidence and robs…

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