Be a Better Writer By Becoming a Better Reader

Stephen King said it best: “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”

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Explore new genres & authors

Some of the most innovative, impactful writing has come as a result of thinking outside the box and trying something new.

Make time for reading with ‘No TV Tuesday’

If reading is just a sleep aid, you’re doing it wrong.

Don’t finish every book

The main reason I struggled to read more was simple — the books I was choosing weren’t interesting to me.

Invest in an eReader

The benefit of an eReader for a writer is that, for better or worse, it strips a book back to the words on the page.

Think about why you chose to read the books you did

Think about how to make your book appealing to readers like yourself. What would make you pick up your own book?

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