I thought it was time to haul out this blog post from 2014 (and the one linked within it), because there are many creators who need to be reminded to ask themselves why they create in the first place. This is not just intended for writers …
I wrote a similar blog post on July 9th, 2014, with the exact same title, but it seems like the right time to remind Authors of these thoughts of mine …)
Why do you write?
That’s a simple enough question, isn’t it? Why do you “create” could also be asked of all artists – musicians, visual, photographers, sculptors, authors … What is is that makes you want to create something? It’s a question every creator should ask themselves from time to time, but especially when they’re down, after having checked non-existent sales for the umpteenth time, or when reading lackluster reviews.
Why did you get into this in the first place?
If it was with a plan to write the next big bestseller and make untold fame and fortune then I have a bridge in Brooklyn I’d like to sell to you.
But if it was for the sheer…
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