When I first came to the decision that I was going to pursue a career as a writer I sought all the advise available through various sources. The most frequent and stressed piece of advice given was to read. This following blog post also contains very helpful advise for writers that you should take the time to read and take notes. I follow a similar set of guidelines for when I read screenplays. Enjoy!
-Accept and note the areas that you have trouble with, whether they include dialogue, structure, characterization, setting, etc. Know and embrace the fact that you have room to improve.
-Pick a story or a book (or a few!) that really made an impression on you in terms of style, tone, and connection. It should be something that you don’t mind reading again, and that you would give a glowing review.
-Read the story slowly. Take your time. Figure out how that story…
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