Thursday, June 20, 2013

Creativity Tips: Read Someone New

Years ago, I discovered the beautiful poetry of Stephen Dunn. But I only recently bought a book and really delved into his poems. They're gorgeous. No wonder he won a Pulitzer Prize.

Sweetness is a great example.

Summer is the sweetest time to expand your reading horizons. Wander through a bookstore or library. Flip through a few books by authors you've never heard of, or authors you've never read. Find one that looks intriguing. Find two. Oh, heck. You've got time. Find three. Three is magical.

Then, enjoy! Remember, if you don't have time to read, you don't have time to write. Another Stephen said that ...

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