W is for Writer


We writers are strange, there’s no denying
We are wacky and weird without even trying,
We live in a world of our own creation
Dreaming up stories from our imagination,
We’re not in it for the money or for the fame
Though a little would be nice, just the same,
Writer’s block is a deadly curse
Writing crap is even worse,
Being a writer can be lonely and tough
We often feel we’re not good enough,
But when we write some shining prose
Our writing shimmers, sparkles and glows,
It’s what being a writer is all about
And helps sustain us through the drought.

© by Cathy Graham, April 26, 2013

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    1. Nice to be among writer friends who understand where I'm coming from.

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  2. Working with groups helps so much...but at the end of the day each of us must find the inspiration within.

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  3. Speak for yourself. I'm in it for the money and fame. ;)

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com

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  4. This is awesome. I think we have all went through this at one time or another.

    Kathy
    http://gigglingtruckerswife.blogspot.com

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  5. We are a strange breed aren't we. And it is such a feeling of pride when we write something beautiful!

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  6. Sometimes writing crap is therapeutic. Nice one.

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    1. I agree, Suzy. A good crap writing session does help sometimes.

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  7. Writing crap is bad, but at least it's a starting point :) You can't edit what's not on the page!

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