Skyscrapers

While some writers say they haven’t read a book in years, most writers I know are voracious readers. But, of course, the time spent reading takes away from your writing time and vice versa. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t writing, but since I started writing every day, my reading time has declined. Most nonfiction I read nowadays is research for my next novel or book on writing. And when it comes to reading fiction, those numbers have declined a bit. In 2010, I read a total of 79 novels. Still not bad, but it was more in …

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