Three Little Words
If you don’t have the time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.
Reading is the creative center of a writer’s life. I take a book with me everywhere I go, and find there are all sorts of opportunities to dip in …
Reading at meals is considered rude in polite society, but if you expect to succeed as a writer, rudeness should be the second-to-least of your concerns. The least of all should be polite society and what it expects. If you intend to write as truthfully as you can, your days as a member of polite society are numbered anyway.
A friend at church handed me Three Little Words by Ashley Rhodes-Courter. I started it last night and only put it down when my eyes and brain rebelled against being awake any longer.
The story would be shocking and unbelievable, except it so closely mirrors my own daughter’s experience (and, by extension, my own).
Back in a bit…gone readin’.
Posted on September 22, 2015, in Adoption, Blogging101, Parent, Writing101 and tagged adopt, adopted, adopting, adoption, adoptive, foster, foster parent, read, Stephen King, writing. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.