Who are your writing role models?

The only author who ever got me to roll on the floor laughing – literally – was Douglas Adams. :rocket: More recently, Bernadine Evaristo made me cry. Sometimes I read a sentence so astoundingly beautiful that I had to pause and recover.

Think about the books that moved you, that made you see the world with different eyes. To improve your writing, they say, you should re-read the books that inspire you. And pay close attention to how the author evokes that effect.

What makes your favorite books so unbelievably good? What did you learn through reading them, and which authors did you learn it from?