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Writing Comes From Writing More, Badly, Everyday

Lots of people tell me everyday on my blog and on the streets (after they find out about my blog), that they want to be writers. I tell everyone of those individuals – everyone is a writer at heart, but when it comes down to it, very few of us actually take pen to paper and write. Everyone has stories, hundreds of stories that they could write about. Don’t you believe that? Everyone has anecdotes that they could relate to…

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The Job Of A Writer Is To Gather Sensory Information

Whenever I travel through a new place, there is this verve of creativity that rushes through me. There’s this rush of feeling inside of me, that makes me want to write, and write. Then, write some more. I feel so ecstatically connected to that writer side of me in those moments. Right now, I am on a Shinkansen train from Kyoto to Tokyo in Japan. It’s a 2.5 hour journey. Most non-writer people take it as a big waste of…

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