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Creative Writing Stories Poems and Random Thoughts

creative_writing_stories_poems_and_random_thoughtsI’m a writer and there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t write something, whether it’s a post, a blog comment, an article, notes on a new book idea I have or working on a book already in progress. 

Sometimes it’s just a random vent, thought or opinion on something that may end up as a short piece consisting of maybe 200 to 300 words.  For example, I found this below that I had published on my blog in July of 2016. My original blog is gone now; my backup failed, so I’m in the process of recreating my site from scratch again. 

“I write because it draws me to do what I was meant to do. I write my thoughts to clear my mind, create, expand and give those thoughts a voice to help others through trying times. All of my life, I have written and I never knew why.”

I wrote this when I entered a writing contest by Authors Publish on Facebook at the beginning of March 2014. I didn’t win but it is the first writing contest I have ever entered. I kind of shocked myself when I just saw the post, wrote it and sent it in.

It doesn’t matter if the paragraph is good or not. The point is that I did not give it a second thought about entering the contest. I just did it without thinking which is a major accomplishment for me.



Are you to that point in your writing career?

I would really like to know what you think about this.

Please share your thoughts in the comments below.







Originally published on 3/10/2014 and again on 7/17/2016

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