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Why did you start writing?

  1. DDE profile image26
    DDEposted 2 years ago

    Why did you start writing?

    Writing is not for everyone! What inspired you to write?

  2. Venkatachari M profile image42
    Venkatachari Mposted 2 years ago

    I wanted to share my views on everything and that inspired me to start blogging. I started with an article on peeing at public places on a site called instablogs and wrote about 3 more social issues there during 2011. Later that site got merged with another site and all articles vanished from my reach. Then I started my own blog titled "Lifestyle Tips" on Google Blogger. I have another blog of Google Blogger where I post all my comments on news items. I found hubpages only in February 2014 and since then writing here also. I experience some problem in finding words for my thoughts. Even then, I don't feel discouraged. This is my journey of writing.

    1. DDE profile image26
      DDEposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Venkatachari M thank you for having your views here. Writing is such a new life in the freedom of words. Good idea!

    2. Venkatachari M profile image42
      Venkatachari Mposted 14 months agoin reply to this

      Thank you, Devika, for selecting my answer as best answer.
      I forgot to mention the main purpose for starting my writing. It was the urge to spread human values and promote love, morals and ethics and a general awareness among people. Thank you, again

  3. SANJAY LAKHANPAL profile image85
    SANJAY LAKHANPALposted 2 years ago

    It was the simplicity of Robert Frost, and the greatest inspiration was the Noble Prize winning novel "Siddhartha", written by Herman Hess, that inspired me to write. I have often felt like the protagonist Siddhartha, but still groping for the best words............. and that's it.

    1. DDE profile image26
      DDEposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Interesting and true! The best inspire us! Thank you

  4. tamarawilhite profile image91
    tamarawilhiteposted 2 years ago

    I have the creative drive and was writing for years. Hubpages simply provides another forum for monetizing it.

    1. DDE profile image26
      DDEposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Tamara Wilhite thank you  writing is not for everyone you are an experienced writer.

  5. ahorseback profile image77
    ahorsebackposted 2 years ago

    .Perhaps its the need for  an intense honesty  on the  very level of the  soul !  I mean as in  writing poetry , How could  you be so honest with a person  that  you could meet  on the street ? For instance , I could never say " I love you " to a perfect stranger and yet feel an intense universal  emotional  connection .  Maybe   writing is a waste of the very part of the soul that is so eternally so desperate  ? Or a yearning of  the heart that can never be answered , never !.............You tell me .

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    Cissy1946posted 2 years ago

    I am a storyteller. I have told stories for as long as I can remember. I used to tell my older sister stories when we were in our room at night so she could fall asleep. Any subject, any time, any place, any anything, I could always make up a story. I began writing in an attempt to tell my stories on paper. So far it isn't working out too well. I can tell a story to a room full of people and have 100% of their attention by the end of my story but I can't do the same thing when writing it out. I bore myself so often I stop writing. Oh well, I still enjoy telling stories. So do my kitties, my furniture, my clothes, my food, and everything else that crosses my path...

  7. Stella Kaye profile image88
    Stella Kayeposted 2 years ago

    My writing was born of an inner struggle between knowing I had a story to tell and thinking that someone else had already told it. People never seemed to listen to me very much so I just thought to myself: well, I'll write it all down then!