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Why Writers Write

I was told a long time ago that “writers write because they can’t not write.”

Meaning, writers write for the story, the craft, the achievement of conveying “story” that others can live, then own themselves. 566 more words

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Ain't no such thing as writer's block.

There–I said it. And I believe it.

If writer’s block were more than just a lame excuse for not writing, I wouldn’t even bring it up. 625 more words

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One Very, Very Bad Reason to Write a Novel.

If there’s a “good” reason to write a novel, I don’t know what it is. But I can think of one really, really bad reason, and I hear it all the time: 835 more words

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You wanna write, or just look pretty?

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I’ve got a few books in print. Seeing them there is wonderful; getting them there was hell. That’s the “Writer’s Hell” I’m talking about. 395 more words

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