TRP Q&A: An Interview with Megan Baxter

I binge-read through classics because I felt I needed to read them. I didn’t take the time to understand or digest them, so while I can say that I did “read” those volumes, I can’t recall much of their language or content. I’ve learned to avoid feeling required to read things.

Not all Nonfiction is Creatively Equal: A Look at Reading Nonfiction

Readers of fiction look for specific things in the literature they choose: well-voiced narration, dialogue that isn’t forced or seemingly “scripted,” proper grammar and punctuation, tension and urgency that keep the pages turning, and realistic characters who are well-developed and working to get themselves either out of trouble or closer to the desired object/situation/event.