What Kind of Writer Are You?

I can tell what you read, by how you write.

I have read all of Melody Beattie’s books, and am now finishing up two books by Marianne Williamson. My writing has evolved over time, but this is where I sit. In a calm, quiet space. Allowing the words to fall to the page.

Maybe you have certain rules for writing.

Much like life itself, there aren’t many rules for me.

I’ve tried making a schedule like I do for work, but no joy there. Writing is a large part of who I am, so it comes from the heart. It’s a feeling I get, like I can feel the words welling up inside me. There is no schedule for that.

I’ve tried writing for other people, and that doesn’t work either. I cannot become something I’m not.

When we first moved to this little house near the city, I thought it would be fun to write for a local paper. Not a big one, just a small town vibe.  I called one and gained valuable insight. I spoke with the editor and told him I am a writer and would like to write about the town. I would share my stories with him, and he could place them in the community section of the paper.

He asked, “Are you a journalist, or someone who writes, and calls himself a writer?”

Come to find out, a journalist has to be news savvy. I haven’t watched the news in years and don’t read a paper. I was grateful for our conversation and happy to have spoken with him. He confirmed what I already knew. I’m a writer.

The only thing I need to know that would be newsworthy is, “When is Jesus coming back?” I’m pretty sure we will know.

So tell me, “What kind of writer are you?”

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Life becomes really beautiful after 50. Everything before then is practice. xx #alcoholic #breastcancersurvivor #singlemom #lifeoverfifty

8 thoughts on “What Kind of Writer Are You?”

  1. I’ve deleted a few blogs I’ve created long time ago. I really don’t categorize myself as a writer. I just write what comes to mind and I love the sense of freedom in doing so. I’m also very lazy so in my new blog, I just write very short ones and I barely review them before posting! Yeah, lazy!!! Lol! I love your work, though. They’re inspiring! 💕

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  2. I am still finding out what kind of writer I am…I do know that its my passion and that when I am inspired it flows out of me effortlessly with no plan…I like to write about stuff in my heart as opposed to current affairs (which I am usually a step or two behind on)…I have just recently deactivated my blog and am having fun discovering just what type of writer I am/want to be….

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