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What is your personal reason for writing?

  1. khmazz profile image83
    khmazzposted 5 years ago

    What is your personal reason for writing?

    For me, writing is my outlet for emotions, but I am curious to see why other writers enjoy their craft.

  2. jrueff profile image71
    jrueffposted 5 years ago

    Khmazz,

    I write in the pursuit of a fulfilling lifestyle. I think that means something different to everyone, but for me, writing for a living gives me the flexibility to travel, spend time with my family, pursue my hobbies, and help other people. I couldn't do that with my other jobs.

    So I guess I write for fulfillment in my career, and pretty much every other area of my life as well!

    -Josh

    1. khmazz profile image83
      khmazzposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is wonderful that you have been able to make a currier out of something that you love and can allow you to be flexible with your other passions!

    2. jrueff profile image71
      jrueffposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Khmazz - it's a journey; I'm not exactly where I want to be yet, but we have to start somewhere!
      -Josh

  3. Moms-Secret profile image83
    Moms-Secretposted 5 years ago

    I think in written word.  I write for self reflection.  I reveal the parts of me that go unseen in person for one person to find.  My memory is failing.  I write to leave the memory of my true self for my daughter to find even if I do not remember or am not on earth when she reads it.  I write my truth for all to see to ensure that my daughter finds them easily and gets a clear view of who I am or was.  Its all in hopes that she will get what she needs from me and my life when she needs it.

    1. khmazz profile image83
      khmazzposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is such a beautiful gift that you are giving to your daughter! So touching!

  4. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    Writing hubs? To keep typing up papers that are not school related. Scribbling down stories? Because I love stories and characters. Why not allow others enter my world?

    1. khmazz profile image83
      khmazzposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, I think part of being a writer is the ability to share our imagination with others!

  5. TNT Husky profile image69
    TNT Huskyposted 5 years ago

    Simply because I enjoy it. I get my ideas out much more easily when I write about them. I've lately blended this with my love of video games to start this very blog. Back before, I wasn't inspired to write anything big. but I still haven't run out of ideas with this blog here. and as long as video games continue, I'll always have something to write about.

    1. khmazz profile image83
      khmazzposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That’s great, I too enjoy gaming, and maybe I should consider melding the two as well! Happy writing!

  6. duffsmom profile image59
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    I think writing is a number of things for me. 1) as you wrote, an outlet for emotions 2) I started writing as a kid so I could tell the kinds of stories I enjoyed 3) I communicate so much more effectively with the written word then I do in conversation with people.  Writing for me just flows, but speaking, I can't think of what I want to say, or I can't find the right word....writing is just easier.

    1. khmazz profile image83
      khmazzposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree that writing for me is easier than communicating verbally!

  7. wqaindia profile image80
    wqaindiaposted 5 years ago

    After having retired from job, I could not sit idle. Writing here keeps me updated, interacting with so many intelligent people and at the same time making treasurer out of my unending thinking process.

    1. khmazz profile image83
      khmazzposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hubpages is great for that!

  8. CapCooL profile image91
    CapCooLposted 5 years ago

    I like the feeling of being able to create a world in which anything that I want can happen. I like creating stories that have crazy characters in them. It's all just fun for me.

    1. khmazz profile image83
      khmazzposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I feel the same way...creative writing is fantastic!

 
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