What is your true motivation in life? which helps you to write effectively.
Please try to be as creative as possible when answering this question, and 100% expressive as well, its meant to inspire folks to write from the heart about what truly inspires them. Enjoy!
Interesting question, but yet hard to answer. I write about dogs as training them is what I do both as a living and as a hobby. I compete in dog sports (agility mainly), and I find that the duality of working with a teammate who is another species and the difficulty of agility on the human handler is a great way to push me to be better than I am. I am finding this "pushing" seeps into other parts of my life, making me better in them as well.
My inspiration for writing stems from that place. It stems from the fantastic creatures I work with who make me laugh everyday. It also stems from the beauty, creativity and stretching of "sport" itself.
Rejection motivates me. The time I started my writing hobby for my own blog site - then writing for other publishing sites, there are already several rejections I received from those sites but I did not give up instead, I have to rework or rewrite them and resubmit them again.
Firstly, life itself is the motivation, the trials, the opportunities, the joys and the sadness of experience all fodder for the writer. Each breath offers insight and opportunity for an open mind. Secondly, writing effectively comes from years of learning and experience. There are no short cuts, just honest hard work in developing the skills that transform your thoughts into effective communication, whatever that might be. Creativity is one aspect I cherish, especially if you are a fiction writer or poet. The ability to free your mind and be open to a vast and infinitely complex universe is a gift and the ability to express it even more so.
I know this sounds crazy, but all my life, I've done my best to make people laugh. I do so for two reasons. The first is that if I can relieve the weight of the world and take their minds off of their troubles for even a few seconds, I feel as though I've helped that person out. It may only be a minimal break from stress, but it may be the break they needed to either clear their head and start thinking logically again, or it may turn on a light and they help someone else out by repeating the joke. Almost everyone needs a break from stress. Perhaps one of my jokes or stories could start the wheel rolling.
The second reason is for personal satisfaction. I can feel good about myself by knowing I'm doing something that I enjoy, but still helps others make it through the day. It's not ego as much as it's a feeling of accomplishment. When people remember your work and either write or comment honestly about it, they generally have felt better by reading it. That's what inspires me. To keep providing a rest stop of humor in this interstate highway madhouse of negativity.
Besides all that, I just love to write! lol
I started to write at the age of 18, writing takes me back into things that I consciously do not remember, its the only time when I get in touch with my feelings so much that I almost feel like I am living every moment of my life. There comes a point in every individual's life where they have to decide if they want to earn money or dedicate their lives to a purpose, like food for soul. I chose to dedicate my life to spreading awareness and healing. One can write only if he is deeply connected with himself, only if he can hear his inner voice. I write poetry and blogs that would help every individual understand themselves better and live a better life
I write about myself, about how I jumped the hurdles of my life and I know it makes a differnece because in this period of ascension a lot of people face the same problems I once have. I write to motivate, not others but myself. I write because I love to:)
Learn to believe in yourself, tap into that belief system that is responsible for those 'gut feelings' that 'intuition that gives you a nod and a wink when you feel hemmed in. Avoid the doubts, the negative people in life who talk with a dirge, always see the storms, never see the Sun.
I like to write to amuse myself, and if I am amused maybe like minded people will be amused. I write to express myself, and see if others connect with me, just as I connect with others through their words.
What motivates me to write are the very experiences I have experienced in this life here on this planet. I have been through many trials and tribulatins, as we all have, and going through such trials and tribulations is what has made me the person I am today. So I have a strong motivation to write about such things - the real deal. I am a non-fiction writer. I will throw in some other type of writing here and there, but my main focus is on writing what has touched my life. A lot will think is may be fiction, but is is non-fiction. For me, when I attempt to write fiction, it just lacks something, something genuine. And I have only hit the tip of the iceberg writing here on HP about my experiences in this life, and have learned by sharing ourselves, we bless others who may be going though the same thing. Growing up, I thought we were the only family around going through what we went through, but I realize now that is not the case. My three siblings and I endured a lot, and all of us turned out just great in this life, despite our hardships. We just need to put it out there and, for me, if it just blesses only one person on this whole planet, then it would have been worth writing about.
My main goal in writing is to share of myself and in what i believe. I want to express in every possible adjective available to my vocabulary, what I feel deep inside, in a spiritual sense, and portray it so that others may visualize what I am sharing, be it in written form or in my art work, especially of the wild in nature. Enough commas and continuity of thought.
My inspiration to write stems from those who mean the most to me in this world. They are my muse, my audience, my fuel that feeds the fire of my writing. Without them, there are no words, just mindless, meaningless actions without thought; my life would be as stagnant as an idle pond. I keep close to me this phrase I heard so long ago whenever I write:
"Sticks and stones may break bones, but words can break a heart."
As words can certainly break hearts, so too can they heal and so become the impetus of the very engine that keeps us going--our hearts. What we do with our ability to write defines us as writers and our passion for life should emanate from such.
In each of us, we wield the power to change the world.
My true motivation in life is interacting with others and gaining an understanding of others... it's truly awesome to see so many things come of the people around you. Emotions and feelings totally make up these people. You also think of expression and that's what truly motivates the artistic mind. You can learn from your environment and express those same ideals and emotions into a work. It gives you a little power trip, it truly does. In the end you feel powerful, you've created your own world where the same emotions and observations you had in life can be contorted by the very stroke of your pen. That is my motivation, expression and control. It feels good and it keeps me wanting to write even more!!
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