Hi-de-hi. Here's a thing - everyone says that the best school of writing is to read other books, lots of books, good, bad, books about everything, personal preference be damned. BUT - and here's the 'but', whenever I sit down to read something, I think 'I should be writing now, how will I ever get something published if I waste my time reading....' <and so on> HOWEVER, as soon as I get the ol' pen out, I soon discover that I'm the literary equivalent to a lapcat with a laptop - completely ignorant and unprepared. 'I really ought to read more books if I'm going to play writer' And so the whole dreadful, soul-sucking cycle continues... Anyone relate to this? Any suggestions? Any publishers in the midsts of a psychotic episode willing to take me on on the strength of this one post alone? Over to you, Public!