In “Week 8 – Why I Write” I wrote down 16 reasons why I write. I’m adding ten more to this week’s entry. You might find a few that are similar from what I wrote back then, but that’s OK, we human beings are always repeating ourselves in one way or another.
I write to be serious, playful and insightful.
I write to be a historian of my time and place.
I write for future generations to read my words.
I write to present a new and different perspective on things.
I write to find out what’s inside my mind.
I write to ponder the past and foresee the future.
I write to keep my mind active.
I write to inspire and influence others.
I write to tell a damn good story.
I write because I want to, need to and have to.