Episode 70: How to Read Like a Writer

Reading like a writer means you’re a reflective reader, intentionally looking at specific elements as you read, which means you not only read but also think about and study your favorite authors’ writing. You pay attention to how a book is written and this more intentional step happens after you finish reading for enjoyment. In this episode, I break down a simple five-step process to show exactly how you can use your favorite books to help you become a better writer.

Here’s what you’ll learn in this solo episode:

  • a simple process for choosing books to read and the steps to take to read like a writer
  • an example that walks you through the process

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