The Coffeelicious
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The Coffeelicious

Re-reading

Writers throw this advice around a lot: Read. If you don’t read, you cannot be a writer. While I agree completely, nobody really talks about the pressure it creates. As a young writer, when I met other writers at workshops or joined book clubs, I felt out of my depth. Everyone seemed to be reading so much more than me. They quoted from books and stories I’d never heard of— like their own secret language. I’d be silently jotting down their names hoping to get to them…

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Akshay Gajria

Akshay Gajria

Storyteller | Author | Writing Coach | Tech Enthusiast | Read more at akshaygajria.com