Here is a great post on vocabulary and writers from Shannon Thompson’s blog
“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write.”
The famous Stephen King said it, and so many more agree.
I vehemently say this to every writer I know. Why? Because it amazes me how many writers don’t read on a regular basis.
By reading, you’re expanding your creativity, your stories, your life, and even your vocabulary. And your vocabulary is vital.
Today, I wanted to concentrate on expanding your vocabulary and why it’s so important. I’ve sort of written about this before—Writing Tips: Build Your Vocabulary —where I discussed how you should not only read a lot, but pay attention while reading. This includes marking every word or phrase you come across that you’re unsure of, so that you can come back later to study them. I call this a vocabulary study guide.
So what is my vocabulary study guide?
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