There’s something about a great villain that can engage an audience, energize a book, and provide a satisfying source of conflict.
You might not develop super powers if you read a book, but you are doing something good for yourself while doing something you love. How many habits can you say that about?
There’s plenty of advice out there on how to become a great writer, and you need to be your own writing teacher if you want to unlock your potential and create your best work.
The shared feature of all great writers is that they make a contribution, which makes it the most important thing on your "to do" list as a writer.
For laughs, scares, tears, and thrills, nothing brings out emotions and draws in your readers like the little details.