Yes, I Am a Writer.

thinking about this as I get ready for my first open mike night….


“I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.” -Flannery O’Connor

This quote is perfect for me. I have only referred to myself as a writer in recent years. It is a big step – and a risk for me-to put my dream out there. To tell people that I think of myself as a writer. It feels a bit pretentious, and there is a little voice inside me saying negative things like – “Who do you think you are?? Nobody wants to read what YOU have to say!! Get off your high horse!!”

I shout back at that negative voice- “Be quiet!! I’m not listening to you anymore!!”

So, I am putting this out into the atmosphere today……

Since I was in the seventh grade, I have dreamt of being a writer and publishing a book. About six years ago, when I discovered…

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