I'm making a new goal for myself to read at least 25-30 books a year, with no limit on short stories.
So far, I estimate I've read eleven books, and about 30 short stories (most of which are by H.P. Lovecraft) this year.
How about you? How many stories do you try to read at a time, or do you even have a monthly/yearly goal?
26 September, 2013
Posted by Ash Litton at 8:26 PM
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Ash Litton is a writer and lover of sci-fi, fantasy, and all things fictional. She is the author of Thoroughbred, Evening Hallow, Comeuppance, and Cabover Cabaret, and works on other Appalachian Dream Tales between her ongoing novel projects. She's also written No Diet, No Surgery, No Sweat, an ebook chronicling her weight-loss journey.
When she's not writing, she's drawing, and when she's not doing either of those, she's dreaming up new projects to work on. Born and raised in rural West Virginia, Ash has always wondered what things lay hidden in the hills around her. She attended West Virginia University, where she studied the English language before returning home to her family in rural West Virginia.
For picture books, I try to read 5 new books per week, which is actually VERY low, considering how short PBs are.ReplyDelete
As far as novels, I never set a goal, but that's probably because I'm not trying to write a novel. I probably average 0.5 novels per year, but since July, I've read about 4 novels. I think 25-30 novels a year is amazing! Wow, just imagine the inspiration you can take away from reading that much!
Oddly enough, I wasn't thinking of the inspiration I would draw, but rather that I was disappointed in myself for not reading *more*. I mean, I'm writing a novel, I love to read, and yet I've hardly read anything since high school.Delete