As Andrew says, Reading is a Necessity And a Pleasure. But he has made a Very Good case for Reading Less, with Facts and Figures! 🙂
In my case, I should say that I stopped reading quite a few Years ago! For exactly the Same Reasons!
So far my average has been about 30 books a year.
And then it dawned on me. I’ve got three books in development, two of which are to be completed by the end of this year, and I’m only allotted so much time within the year to write them, then edit them, edit them, and edit them again.
Looking at my track record of reading 30 books a year and having one book published every two years, you’d think I was striving to be a professional reader, not writer.
Now don’t get me wrong, I will never underestimate the power and benefit of reading, especially for writers. You can’t possibly write without constantly reading, so…
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