Ian McEwan’s writing process and the activity of reading

If someone was playing tennis you wouldn’t walk onto the court and start engaging them in a conversation … I think reading is at least as important as playing tennis. 

– Ian McEwan

Love this short video of Ian McEwan discussing his writing process. I most love his thoughts on reading as an activity and the trouble he has with people assuming that because he was reading, he therefore wasn’t doing anything and could be interrupted. I’m sure a lot of readers can relate to this. I know I certainly do…

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