Why Do I Write?

Solsbury Hill

write1Having just returned from making rather merry in Florida these past few days, my writing regiment dissipated and I remained topic-less for my weekly post.  The article below I wrote earlier this year as a guest post on a great literary website, Two Drops of Ink .  I urge you to visit the site for some inspirational material.

On with the show.

Why Do I Write?

I ask myself this question, often during periods of stagnant productivity, when my imagination vanishes into that creative void.  Writing is my outlet, a form of personal therapy, a conduit to understanding life.  From my earliest days, I garnered inspiration from books and films – the horror/paranormal genre predominantly, spurring my imagination and compelling me to write.  Ripe with unique ideas, obscure concepts, and non-traditional approaches to traditional storytelling, the right side of my brain flourished.  The challenge was getting my ideas down in a…

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