“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
― Stephen King
Reading is a huge part of being a writer. It helps you to gain an instinctive grasp on plot, character development and story structure that you will never learn from a class. It’s immersive learning and, with the right book, it’s also a great deal of fun. Why do we write? We write because we love sharing thoughts through written word. So why wouldn’t we love receiving thoughts through the same medium.
I know a lot of people who love to read. And they’ll ask me how many books I’ve read this year – because they have a list. I never do. When January 2014 rolled around this year, I decided it was time to start keeping track of all the reading I do. Which…is not at…
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