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Re: Why do you write?

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I write because it is fun. I write to escape reality. I write to give voice to the characters screaming in my head. I write because I love it.

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I write to get the characters out of my head. They seem so stampeding there ready for anything, and I feel like I'd be a terrible friend to them if I didn't let them go on their adventures through my writing. I have written stories for so long, I can't imagine not doing it. My biggest challenge is that I haven't finished anything yet.

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I have always been much more comfortable with writing than conversing in general. I also like the peace and calm I feel when I write especially if I feel emotional.
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Tabbycat42 wrote:
04 Jan 2015, 10:54
I write because it is fun. I write to escape reality. I write to give voice to the characters screaming in my head. I write because I love it.
Yeah, I also write because it's fun. It's fun to experiment with characters and different plotlines and structures. I also like it when my English teacher praises me, haha.
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Hadiqa wrote:
23 Nov 2014, 04:30
Because I want to :D
Yes! Sometimes, there should not be any deep reasons to justify writing especially that we know writing to be essential.
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I'm a thinker, and I think my thoughts are important for me and other people. That's why I write to make people read my thoughts.

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I write when I stumble upon something I feel is novel or original, or poignant and I feel proud of my thought or thoughts that I have. Some beauty or quality I become a bit self absorbed and feel good about myself for saying something clever with my words. Make myself laugh like some kind of idiot. It makes me feel like I'm some kind of genius, a cut above everyone else. Might well be illusionary. Might be delusional. If I do have talent might not be something to be so proud of. Even if I was the greatest writer of all time, being the greatest, as a mere writer, is low on the totem pole of things to be proud of. Writing is nothing to write about. When I write, it's because I'm suffering from some kind of mental disorder.

When I read books, half the time I don't actually know what's going on, I often pretend like I do. I don't know if most people are like that. There are so many books out there. I read basic ones, like Enders game by Orson Scott-Card or Harry Potter, that's the kind of writing that I can get into. Sophisticated writing like Shakespeare, I can read it, I can pretend to understand what's going on, but unless I read a summary, or try really hard to study it. I'm pretty lost. Even when I know what's going on, I forget what was said like right after reading.

The reason I'm writing right now, is I just want to communicate, I'd prefer to have a conversation, that's positive. Something not involving politics or sadness. I'm in a Disney movie right now, this reality is made by Disney. Please don't spoil that. It's precious to me. Few places on the internet are safe from depravities, politics and woe.

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