Posts Tagged ‘fiction’



Reading to Rest the Mind

Today I did something I have not done in a long time. I read fiction. I read fiction that I didn’t have to read. I read fiction that was not a client’s submission or a potential author I’m considering representing. I didn’t skim the book. I read every word. I purposely put aside all the other reading I “have” to get done on vacation and got lost in a story under an umbrella on the beach. I had no idea how much I needed to rest my mind from going into so many different directions, even if was just for a few hours. When did you last take time to read a novel? When was the last time you got lost in a story? If you had asked me that a few days ago, I would not have known how to answer it. I hope you don’t take as long…

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