Reading is Precursor to Writing - Response to Word Challenge

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  1. Pamela99 profile image90
    Pamela99posted 13 months ago

    Umesh has written a very clever response to Brenda's prompt - Writing. … -Challenge

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image92
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Thank you Pamela, for sharing this link.
      Hello Umesh Ji!
      I liked reading your response to the word prompt, and I do agree with your title. Reading is important, in order to write good content.
      Thank you for sharing your journey as a reader, and then a writer.
      Keep up the good work. Thank you and good day.

  2. billybuc profile image87
    billybucposted 13 months ago

    Well done, Umesh! I subscribe to the central point of this response to the challenge. Without reading I would be nothing as a writer.

  3. Misbah786 profile image86
    Misbah786posted 13 months ago

    So beautiful and meaningful poem, sir. I enjoyed reading everything you've written. A very nice response to Brenda's word prompt 'writing'. Thank you so much for sharing. smile

    Thank you for creating this forum discussion and sharing the link, Pamela smile

    Blessings always!!

  4. vidsagster profile image86
    vidsagsterposted 13 months ago

    A great response to Brenda's word prompt, Umesh. I absolutely agree that reading is necessary to become a good writer. You have brought out the stages of life and the influence of the books you have read so beautifully. I enjoyed reading your article and poem. Thanks Pamela for sharing.

  5. Brenda Arledge profile image80
    Brenda Arledgeposted 13 months ago

    In your introduction you tell us a bit about your own journey to becoming a writer.

    It's quite impressive that you read so much before you ever starting your writing career.

    It definitely takes reading for us to develop our own style.

    I, for one, am glad you are a writer.

    In "Reading is Precursor to writing" you tell us how you learned valuable lessons with each book you read.

    Then one day you decided to try your own hand at the written word.

    Now a published author.

    I love this poem.
    In the beginning you show us the truth of reading & how it effected you.

    I don't believe one has to read to be a writer, but it definitely helps us to improve upon our own writing style.

    I'm not certain one could be a great writer without reading a little bit...but who knows.

    It is a gift we are given.

    Each one of us is unique.  We have a voice that is all our own.

    I'll post a link in the word prompt article.

  6. Jodah profile image91
    Jodahposted 13 months ago

    Umesh, this is a very good response to the prompt “writing.” I too believe that we must be readers before we can ever become a writer. We need to know the things that engage and excite us in others writing before we can hope to replicate that in our own. We need to learn from other successful writers and adapt and apply those things to our own writing. I enjoyed your poem.

  7. Jodah profile image91
    Jodahposted 13 months ago

    Thank you for sharing this, Pamela.

  8. Peggy W profile image94
    Peggy Wposted 13 months ago

    Being a reader first definitely helps writers.  You are correct about that, Umesh.  Thanks for the share, Pamela.


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