Reading to Write

Reading used to be my favorite hobby. I recently discovered it also helps me conquer writer’s block (thanks for the suggestion, professor)! But how do you start?

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The Woes of a Backlogged Bookshelf

As a writer, I read a lot…or at least I used to. Several of my professors in college insist reading is the best way to spark creativity, and seeing as I’ve hit a monster-sized bout of writer’s block, I’m going to give it a try.

I was looking for best sellers on Amazon, and I was like a kid in a candy store. When I realized just how little money I have, however, I decided that’s not the best route to take. I mean, why would I go buy more books when I have mountains of them (most of them unread)? It’s time to cut down on the book-based clutter; I’m getting some must-reads off my list.

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