Why do you write?

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writersfriend:

What causes you to pick up a pen or put your fingers to a keyboard? How have you grown as a writer? 

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I write because I can’t make myself stop.

Why do you write?

-C


I write so the voices in my head won’t eat my brain. They hold it perpetual hostage unless I give in to their demands.

(Source: writersfriend, via writeworld)

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