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3 Famous Writers Stephen King, Ernest Hemingway and David Foster Wallace on the Relationship Between Reading and Writing


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Speaking with the wisdom of experience, Stephen King, Ernest Hemingway and David Foster Wallace share their thoughts on the relationship between reading and writing.

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I liked when you said Anne Lamott points out that writing makes you a better reader.

One reads with a deeper appreciation and concentration, knowing now how hard writing is, especially how hard it is to make it look effortless. You begin to read with a writer’s eyes. You focus in a new way. You study how someone portrays his or her version of things in a way that is new and bold and original.

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