“Read, read, read.”
It’s some of the most helpful advice for writers, quite honestly, but also some of the most trite and annoying to receive. Would-be writers are readers. That’s why they (we) write. On the other hand, you can never have too many good books pointed out to you, and it may well be that what you think of what you read, probably tells people a little about what kind of writer you are.
So here’s my experiment: I’ll post updates on what I’m reading in my blog (with helpful blurbs and links here, so you won’t have to hunt). We’ll see if and how my reading informs my writing, and you’ll get some decent book tips in the meantime. Here’s the latest:
We’re kicking off 2012 with a manifesto on doing things! Seth Godin’s call to initiate may be just the thing to help you stick to your resolutions or even make better ones.
What I’ve Read