I went for years not finishing anything. Because, of course, when you finish something you can be judged.
– Erica Jong
I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.
– Joss Whedon
You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.
By now, it is probably very late at night, and you have stayed up to read this book when you should have gone to sleep. If this is the case, then I commend you for falling into my trap. It is a writer’s greatest pleasure to hear that someone was kept up until the unholy hours of the morning reading one of his books. It goes back to authors being terrible people who delight in the suffering of others. Plus, we get a kickback from the caffeine industry…-Brandon Sanderson
Tia Nevitt has created a great infographic outlining reasons why it can be beneficial to read the genres you don’t necessarily write.
Have a look below: