I write a lot. Always have. If you pay attention to this site, you might eventually see some free books because I don’t know what else one does with poetry and short stories.
I’ve read a bunch, not as much as some. Russian authors, they’re a big blind spot, I’ve got suggestions to start on.
I like Steinbeck. Nabokov. Palahniuk. Vonnegut. Dickensen. Dickens. cummings. Sappho. Shakespeare. Richard Bach. William Gibson. Connie Willis. Uncle Walt. Bukowksi. Hemmingway. Lewis Carroll. G. G. Márquez.
So I write. And I read. I probably read better than I write.