Eight Reasons to Read Fiction

Posted: July 25, 2009 in I Don't Know
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When did you last read a novel, or a collection of short stories? There’s a good chance it was at least a few weeks ago: many of us lead busy lives and focus on reading books related to our career aspirations, if we read at all.

I studied English as an undergraduate, and I’m taking a creative writing post-graduate course now … so you might think I’m a bit biased about the importance of reading fiction. But the truth is, getting into the habit of reading novels, short stories, even plays, can boost your work and your leisure time. Here’s how: [read]

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