Tag Archives: Writer

Why I Write

I used to write because there were a lot of ideas in my head and it seemed like they needed a home elsewhere…and so I wrote them down.  On paper.  There were no blogs.

editorial note:  I was carded at a restaurant just two months ago, proving that I am quite young, or at least young-looking, or , as the waitress explained (on my non-protest to produce the requested document), “everyone under 40 gets carded”.  Thanks. Continue Why I Write

What I have written

T. S. Eliot

“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.”

“…some editors are failed writers,  but so are most writers.”- T. S. Eliot

I haven’t taken an official or scientific poll, but if it’s even partially true that we are our own worst critic then in my estimation it’s even more the case with the critique of our own creative expressions.  The reasonable, rational appraisal of ones own work is as failed a charge as is writing.  Why?  I suggest the following two reasons: Continue What I have written