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Can I pick your brain?

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“Hi! I’m sliding into your DMs to tell you that I have a problem with / really enjoy [BOOK TITLE].”

“I was wondering if you could take a few hours to purchase that book, read it, analyze it, and personally educate me about it.”



Do I want to do that? YES.

Do I have time and spoons for that? Nope!

The easiest way to ask me about a specific book is to make a comment on the website on a book collection where that book is relevant.* That way, if I reply, everyone learns from it.

The worst way to ask me about specific books is to hunt down my personal contact information to ask for a free, private tutoring lesson on critical book analysis. Inappropriate! More than a little creepy and invasive!

The best way to pick my brains is to pay me for my work, and nerd out about about books with me and like-minded nerds is to join the Luminary Brain Trust and start a discussion post!

If you really, absolutely must keep our discussion private, you can book a private consultation. If this education is so valuable to you that it’s worth googling my home address and hunting down my secret social media page, it’s worth paying for, right?

 

*Since some of our unpolished rough-draft posts were originally created for paying memoers of the Luminary Brain Trust, I didn’t include commenting functionality. And then I opened them up for free public view to help educators through Covid. It’d take forever to individually retroactively turn comments on each post, so I apologize if you want to comment on a book collection, but can’t. Commenting is also not available on our Raising Luminaries Bookstore, since I don’t control how Bookshop.org does their thing.

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I’m an Autistic, multiracial (Chinese/Irish) 2nd-generation settler raising two children alongside my partner on the homelands of the Wampanoag and Massachusett people. My goal with Raising Luminaries is to collaborate with families and educators in raising the next generation of kind & courageous leaders, so we can all smash the kyriarchy together.

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Hi, I’m Ashia, founder & Head Custodian of Infodumpery for Raising Luminaries.

I create free tool kits to help overworked caregivers ignite the next generation of leaders.

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