Sarah Flick’s Writing Tip #4: Read

As an author and spiritual director, Sarah Robinson Flick’s writing evokes a sense of the seasons, sacred places, and the spiritual nature in life. In this series of blogs, Sarah walks us through some of her best writing tips. These tried-and-true pieces of advice for new writers will be highlighted monthly. To learn more about Sarah and her writing, check out her debut memoir, Desire, Mystery, and Belonging, available now on Amazon.

Tip #4: Read

Read as much as you can of whatever calls to you to be read.

Reading is the water of writing. If we hydrate ourselves with reading, writing can flow like a stream.

Read what you love and what surprises you. Know that everything you read can become compost for your writing.

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