Absolutely. I am completely convinced that the more we read, and the more widely we read, the better writers we become.
Not only does additional reading improve our knowledge and perspectives of the content, it also exposes us to the craft of writing. Subconsciously, we learn how to pull sentences together, grab attention, and notice when we might have rambled on for a bit too long...
You can think of the 'reading-for-writing' process as similar to to that of langua