I love this post by the SEE blog. It encourages us who write blogs and don’t always feel confident in our writing. A wonderful read!
“So are you a writer?” she asked with genuine curiosity.
“Uh,” I began with great eloquence, “yes?” (I literally said that in the form of a question!)
Then came the equally eloquent clarification. “I mean, well….I write….words….a lot of words.” Dear Lord! Please stop talking. “I mean, I like to write. I write curriculum….and stories. And oh, and I just got an agent. So um, yes…..I’m a writer?” (Again in the form of a question!)
Why I find this question so difficult to answer, I have no idea. Maybe it’s because writing just seems to be an extension of who I am. I process things through writing, I view everything as a possible story, I even edit my grocery list! It feel less like a job, and more like a lifestyle.
Maybe it’s because saying it out loud makes it sound real, and if it’s real then people might judge…
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