The writer writes in order to teach himself, to understand himself, to satisfy himself; the publishing of his ideas, though it brings gratification, is a curious anticlimax. ~Alfred Kazin, Think, February 1963
I’m not sure if you are born as a writer, or if it is an ability, a skill or an art you learn along the way. I won’t even call myself a writer. But writing is therapeutic – if used in a recreational manner and not as your sole source of bread and butter. I often have fleeting snippets of wisdom floating through my mind, wanting to be explored, unraveled and nurtured into words worthy of sharing. I will attempt to heed the plea of these thoughts and give them the freedom and liberty they deserve.
It might not be the type of blog you quote to state your case in court, to use as reference in your studies, or to convince others of your viewpoint. But it will, if nothing else, help you know and understand me. Snapshot by snapshot.
Authorship is exhibitionism, and readers a species of voyeur. ~Carrie Latet