After you write a poem. After all, we can call ourselves writers if we write, so if we write a poem can't we call ourselves a poet.
I don't think it necessarily means that we have to be published or famous.
As soon as you write a poem and feel comfortable with it. Whether anyone reads your poetry or not, you're still a poet. Just keep writing.
by Cindy2011 9 years ago
How comfortable are you to call yourself a writer?I've noticed when socializing that people expect me to have published a book if I'm calling myself a writer. It leaves me feeling awkward, then annoyed at myself not being more confident in myself.
by B.C. Hollywood 9 years ago
Do you refer to yourself as a writer?Do you think it matters (when calling yourself a writer) if you have never been paid for your work? I have written poetry and short stories since I was a teenager, admittedly with a break of a few years, and I now write a blog and some hubs. I consider myself a...
by Pinky de Garcia 6 years ago
This is another thing that makes me confused these days. I feel hesitant to call myself as an "author" though HP says I am an author as indicated on my profile. For me, being an author needs something more than I can't explain. Maybe, someone who published a book.
by BennyTheWriter 9 years ago
When can you truly, unabashedly call yourself a writer?Is the title earned through hard work, or is it shared among all literate people on Earth? Can you call yourself a writer as soon as you produce a creative work, or only when you're published by a traditional publisher? Only when...
by Dorsi Diaz 9 years ago
I was just thinking about how and when do you consider yourself an expert on something? I was thinking about all the Craiglist hubs I've done and how much I know about Craigslist from experience but I'm not quite sure I could myself an "expert" yet. When do you consider yourself an expert...
by Sky9106 9 years ago
I am aware that many have uses their own correct name, which can turn out to greatly benefit. I am also quite aware , that many are using more than one name there are many fictitious characters there are on HP, I know this.Tricks were tried with me . But that's not my MO for this...
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