We Can Be The Writers We Want To Read

Great advice for any writer (even if you already know this, it’s nice to remind yourself), blogger or those of you who want to write but don’t really know how to get started. 🙂

Thought Catalog

We can be the writers we want to read. We aren’t sentenced to a lifetime of consuming; we can create. We can carve messages into the tree trunks and picnic tables that dot our landscape.

I really think you should start writing; yes, you. You right there. Start jotting down your deepest fears and anxieties, or reminisce about the greatest night of your life, or write a story where Regis Philbin kills a drifter just to see if he can get an erection. Hey, instead of writing your idea, maybe you’d rather make it into a song or a drawing or a movie or a stylish hat. Whatever you want – I chose writing because you don’t need cameras and guitars, or even pants or anything. Never underestimate something that can be done lying down.

Me, I started writing because I felt out of sync with the world. I spent…

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