Writing isn’t for everyone. It’s true. But writing can IMPACT you greatly, if you let it!
My guest today is going to share some of what she’s learned from writing. (Oh, and she writes for a living, too!)
So please welcome Samantha Wilson to center stage.
Take it away, Samantha!
I HATED Writing
Since childhood, one of the things I used to abhor was writing. It was like a repellent primarily because I thought it was repetitive, mundane and time consuming. I often used to get lost while writing, as there seemed to be no sense of direction, purpose or end to it.
It wasn’t until I entered college that I was forced to write all sorts of narratives, and before I knew it, writing actually became a habit!
One thing led to another and I started jotting down random thoughts on my phone, then pieces of paper and eventually my own personal diaries.
It was during this period that I realized the power of writing; something which starts as an intuition, then a thought and eventually a whole concept or piece of wisdom, once on paper. This written ‘piece’ then starts getting its derivatives and permutations until it actually takes the form of a masterpiece or sometimes utter non-sense, which only you can comprehend (yes – you get those “off” days or writer’s block every now and then!).
Writing is an Art Form
It can mean so many things to so many people.
We all have varying writing styles and even more complex views and interpretations of those write-ups.
It is the most expressive form in which you can explain or narrate your thoughts and feelings to the other person or the world in general.
It was this realization that made me fall in love with it and I am hooked on to it now “until death do us part” (fairly cheesy, but true!). Read More