Why do writers write?
May 22, 2015
It begins as a curiosity. An interest. We write a little, and find we enjoy it. In time, we share what we’ve written with others. We find we enjoy that, too, especially when those with whom we share seem to like what we’ve written.
With practice, we find that it’s not only enjoyable, but we’re actually pretty good at it. We share with a slightly larger audience, at a writers’ group, on a blog, on Facebook.
We enlarge our dreams: bestseller, acclaim and fame, money.
We submit to magazines, to publishers, we self-publish.
We learn the process.
The real writers continue.
Until one day, it occurs to us, the real reason we write. We write, quite simply, because we... Read More »