From Orwell’s point of view: writers put pen to paper out of “sheer egoism, aesthetic enthusiasm, historical impulse, and for political purpose.”
Why do you write?
I believe, often the case is that we write to leave something tangible of ourselves with the world, something of our journey, a record -who we are and where we’ve come from. more “Why Do You Write?”
“To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.” Herman Melville author of Moby Dick
• Ever wonder what makes for big writing?
• How do writers attain that epic, stand-the-test-of-time-long-after-I’m-gone, kinda writing? The written-likes of which leave readers with a heightened sense of awe, as one having set off and come back changed from a singular journey, experiencing breakthroughs in their own creativity, and even a restored hope in humanity…?
• Is epic writing something only designated for fiction or can non-fiction be epic-ly awesome as well? Shall we explore together?
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