Writers Must be Voracious Readers

Read any which way you can

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They say to write what you know. But what about spec fic — sprawling fantasy worlds, intrigue on a space station, a New New York where magic runs through the telephone lines? How can you know what you don’t know? Short answer: by reading. Reading is our doorway into worlds that we’re not familiar with. Not only that, it teaches us about the craft through…