There is one thing that can help an author improve their skills above all others. That is to read. New authors say all of the time they don’t have time, or that they would rather focus on their writing. While it is good to keep consistent with writing, only good can be gained by picking up a book.
The process of reading as a writer is slightly different than reading for enjoyment. Any genre, any book, can serve as a learning resource. This episode breaks down why it is important to stay reading and how to use that time to develop the skills and instincts all writers nee.
First aired June 27, 2020.