I have recently received my copy of The Writing Spiral: Learning as a Writer, a book in which my work has appeared. My words. It’s a modest beginning, but it is a beginning. I have made it into a book that people are going to buy! How cool is that? I’m a writer.
I’m a writer? What does it mean to be a writer, and what makes me one? These questions have left me scratching my head, because I don’t believe that I am an authentic writer. You see – I have no imagination.
I write daily for my job, and I am doing my best to write down 500 words a day through an online writers group. I write in my journal often. But is that all there is to being a writer? I’ve always been a little hesitant. [Read more…]