Blog 60: Why You Should Add Reading to your New Years Resolutions Goals (Especially if you write) – Jen Hughes

 

“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.”

                                                                                                                                       Steven King

 

“Read a lot. Read anything you can get your hands on.”

                                                                                                                                                    JK Rowling

 

“Read a thousand books and your words will flow like a river.”

                                                                                                                                       Virginia Woolf

 

If you’ve clicked on the link and read up to this sentence, you are already some of the way there. This point has been driven home by so many writers already, it has become a cliché. To be a good writer, you should read regularly. (Maybe not as much as a thousand, but it’s a goal? At this point, you may either say, “Duh, what’s new?” or “But I can’t concentrate on reading while I’m writing.”. read more »