Have you ever heard of a makeup artist who doesn't wear makeup? Or a chef who doesn't cook at home? What about a writer who never reads?
I have to admit that I'm way out of the loop of the hottest reads out there. As a writer, I'm bustling about editing, writing, critiquing, endorsing, illustrating, blogging, networking, marketing, setting up appointments--not counting real life motherhood and outside activities--and reading.
I read. A LOT! I read self-help books and many authorly friend books for book reviews. I read my own books--ahem, does that count?
I have friends who are in the same situation as I am: they are avid readers of the books they review. Does that make me like the fashion model who slums it while she's off duty?
How do you manage to keep up with the greatest and latest of books and write and edit and critique and endorse and blog and...and...?