Writing, Reading and Arousal







My agent Marleen Seegers at 2Seas Agency recently tweeted this fun article about a neurological study involving writers and readers. Do authors and readers share similar emotions when composing and reading a novel? “This fall, a study out of the New School for Social Research showed that readers of literary fiction scored higher on tests of empathy than readers of commercial fiction, a finding greeted with satisfied told-you-sos from many readers and writers alike.”

Read the whole article at The New York Times