Reading this and I am certain I am a writer.


A fellow friend and blogger wrote a post about writers being a strange breed—exceptionally acute observers, attentive listeners to what’s going on inside their heads (which can make them seemed spaced out to others), and passionate and focused workers once they get started. They can seem obsessed to those who aren’t writers, and each one seems to have his or her own special set of neuroses about getting their stuff out there (i.e. publishing) and even about the old cliché, writers’ block.

I found myself resonating with a lot of what she said—especially the part about getting an inspiration and having to write it down somewhere, anywhere, as if it were a matter of life and death. Any napkin or scrap of paper will do—or even the back of your hand.

The funny thing is, though, that I don’t really think of myself as a “writer” and never have, even…

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  1. Beautifully written! I would like to think of myself as a writer on days when I imagine I have a “writers block” and cannot write, but when bad days hit me, I just doubt any talent at all! 🙂

    1. I’m of the opinion that we all have a writer in us… We all have really good imaginations, don’t we? Its just the ability to transfer all that mental creativity into words and in readable prints that make some actual writers.

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