Why Do You Write?

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?”

Unlocking Originality in Writing

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It’s commonly believed among the literati that anyone who has reached the age of 18 has had enough experience in life to write the great American novel.

A provocative claim that has the power to change the way you see your potential in writing, doesn’t it? What makes this possible and what short-circuits the writing process for so many? What keeps that originality from finding its way to your brain and spilling out all over your word processor?

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Write BIG or Go Home

 


 “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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