A good book can do so much -- give comfort, companionship, entertainment, knowledge, and an emotional journey. My goal in writing novels has always been to write the kind of book that does all those things.
But learning how is a slow process. One of the ways I'm learning is by reading books that do accomplish those things. I turn to my recent favourites to help develop my writing style, voice and pacing.
Today, I'm over at MiG Writers, discussing how to use a mentor novel to improve your writing.