I have really been enjoying a new blog devoted to answering this question http://theiwritebecauseproject.wordpress.com/
My answers are up today–check it out!
Why do I write?
I have several answers:
1. The Mythic. I was born to write, I started writing as a child, I write to express, to connect, and to understand the world. To explore the beauty of language. To extend the boundaries of the self.
2. The Slacker. I like a lifestyle that lets me get up late, hang around the house, read, stare into space, and get to say “I’m working.”
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