reading - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
It’s not possible that one would write for no reason, so read because that is the only way that we transfer knowledge from the brain of a writer to a reader, or from a writer to the whole world.
Reading the book was much like being slapped with a wet kipper, shocking, attention grabbing, but not entirely pleasant.
The book had a vice-like grip on his mind, it's twisted reality began to distort his own, challenging the once mundane facts of his existence, bringing him into a new turbulent realm where even his sense of self was up for grabs.
As soon as I had the house to myself, I cleared the breakfast dishes off the kitchen table and made room for my textbooks. English, world history, biology. Arming myself with a brand-new number two pencil, I flipped open the top textbook and went to work.
Fifteen minutes later my mind rebelled refusing to digest another paragraph.
Engrossed, absorbed, almost in a trance. Transported to another reality.
She poured herself into the pages. She scoured the book. She skim read the book. She read until she was almost cross-eyed and the words merged into nonsense. She lived each page in breathless rapture. The characters leapt out at her.
Reading was like an escape from reality for me. When I pick up a book and start reading, I get so sucked into it that I forget any of my surroundings. My imagination takes over and I'm free to fantasize about whatever I want without worrying that people will judge me. It's like I can create a little world in my mind and imagine what the characters would look like and how they act. It's crazy how much something as casual as reading can leave such an impact on you.