What Does It Mean to Read Like a Writer?

Anthony DeCasper

What does it mean to read like a writer?

Over at the latest Glimmer Train bulletin, Anthony DeCasper offers a few tips about seeing and reading the world in terms of narrative design. He says:

Narrative design is the art of perception. By unpacking narrative design through reading, and rereading, we reveal not only an author’s way of seeing and thinking about the world but how the author collects their perceptions into an immersive story.

He goes on to argue that reading is writing if done with authorial intention. Read the entire essay.

Also this month at Glimmer Train:

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