Part Two Creative Reading : Exercise

Why do people read?

  • Fiction could be for entertainment
  • Escapism
  • To enjoy one’s imagination
  • Non fiction could be to learn
  • To explore
  • To live in a story
  • To share the story with others ( eg via a book club)

Why do people write?

  • To explore a topic
  • To express themselves
  • To share the story
  • To escape into the story
  • To enjoy using their imagination
  • To learn
  • For enjoyment

Interesting to see that they are so similar. I had not thought of that before and yet it makes sense! The best writers are probably those who are avid readers.


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