I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I'm afraid of.
Because you have a new idea and it's worth exploring. Because if you don't, you'll never escape the boring 9-5 job you hate. Because you know you have what it takes to get produced/published, but you'll never fully develop your talent without practice. Because you need a bigger portfolio, damn it. Because even if your... Continue Reading →
You should write, first of all, to please yourself. You shouldn't care a damn about anybody else at all. But writing can't be a way of life; the important part of writing is living. You have to live in such a way that your writing emerges from it.
No one gets into this gig because they think it will be an easy way to turn a quick buck (or if they do, they are quickly corrected.) So why do we write?