WHY Are We Writers? Understanding the Why Behind the Buy

WHY? That is a very good question. I’ve found myself wondering why I write because it often seems like I’m a dog chasing my tale (wink wink).
I write because I need to explore the innards of my mind but I can’t just ask myself how do you feel? So I create characters that struggle with what I struggle with. I open pandora’s box to reveal the ugly truths and the flesh out some of the beautiful ones. When I don’t write I feel as though bugs are crawling under my skin and that feeling is enough to send me searching for a notepad and a pen.

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Now that NaNoWrMo is finished, congratulations to those who WON. I only made it to a little over 34,000 words *sad face*, but I did it with Shingles so I am grading myself on a curve 😛 . As a writer, being delusional is totally acceptable. I’m actually not too far from finishing the novel, so I’m happy I tried.

Anyway….

For those who might be tempted to go back and edit? I recommend stepping AWAY. Work on something different or the odds of you seeing the problems aren’t too great.

Which is why we are shifting gears here on the blog and we’re going to talk about branding and social media. Oh, the cries of despair! Hey, I am here. No worries *hands paper bag*.

Here’s the thing. Nobody has to do social media. I won’t force you. The only writers who need to create a brand and do…

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