Do my fellow writers sometimes find yourself reading more than writing and vise versa?
It's so funny you ask, yes! I have about a half dozen partially started hubs along with pages of "things I'd like to write about" jotted down and my mind is constantly thinking about "my hubs". Then I get on here and I am reading others' hubs, reading questions, reading comments, etc. I'll spend the majority of my day on HP and at the end of the day ask "What the heck did I do today?" I wonder if I don't always use my time appropriately on HP. It's easy to get sucked in and lost.
I find myself doing the same thing, I have every intention of writing then I get distracted with reading and commenting. I guess that just means we are in good company, there are so many good writers here that not only do I enjoy reading their hubs, they inspire me to write more. Thanks for answering!
Yes, I tend to read more than write. I also have many Hubs half written. It's a side effect that some writers must deal with. I would welcome any suggestions that address this problem.
What a great question...and yes the answer is I do both...some nights I do nothing but read..then some nights I do nothing but write..however..when I am not at my desk reading or writing... I am writing in my journal..you would be amazed at how many times when I am out grocery shopping/carpooling G-C to activites/awaiting appointments..etc..I see/hear/or an idea pops into my head..I rush to my journal and pen starts to smoke...I guess that is what makes us tick...
" passion for the right to write "....
Actually I have found myself doing more writing than reading lately. In fact, it had gotten to the point where I felt I was on the verge of burning out. Last week I had the opportunity to take a week's "vacation" in which I wrote next to nothing but did a lot of reading. It was nice for a change and has gotten me back into the mood to write again.
Well, let me see...I'm currently working on a novel, an autobiography, a short story, my journal, and an article for hubpages. In the mean time I am reading 4 different books. I usually just go with whatever mood strikes me!
Yes, i actually find myself doing more reading than writing. It is okay because a good writer should know more so that you have enough material to write about. i can't imagine doing writing all through and having nothing left to say after say, a coupe of hours.
I tend to swing between writing more and then reading more. I find it hard to balance the two sometimes!
I find myself reading more than I do writing. I need to find the perfect balance and then maybe I'd be more confident in my writing.
To be honest, I rarely read. Last thing truly read was a Harry Potter book. I don't believe textbooks or internet articles count.
When I'm asked if I read, first thing that comes to my mind is what was the last literary piece of art that I read, and I can not say. Sad really, I hope to read more, but I rarely have enough time to finish a story based novel, it sucks. I'm to read the Hunger Games soon.
I spend more time trying to flesh out my own ideas. For me however, its distracting to have another author voice in my head.
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