This blog is committed to providing insight, information, and thought-provoking conversation as you identify, embrace and live your write life (pun intended). This blog will not attempt to tell you what’s write. On the contrary, it will celebrate the fact that what’s write, meaningful, and fulfilling looks vastly different for each of us. These differences are what make the world beautiful. These differences are also what make the world challenging, because we often fail to embrace them – in ourselves and in others.
I’ve come to believe that only a small portion of us actually live the life we were purposed to live. The life that fulfills us and makes us feel most alive. The life that feels write. Not because we don’t want to live fulfilling lives, but because before we can even discover and create our own path to fulfillment, we have often already been told (through media, family, society, etc.,) who we should be. As long as we’re trying to be the self we’ve been handed, we’ll never have room to explore the self we’ve been purposed.
I don’t have it all figured out, but I’m committed to living (not just existing) and I’m committed to writing. Hence, “living write.” My goal is to capture authentic life experiences that will provoke readers to tap into their own write life.
I do a lot of other things: I buy a lot books that I hardly ever get around to reading; I drink a lot of coffee; I tell stories to my family that they often find amusing; I visit thrift stores and clearance racks with my mom; I try not to take myself too seriously (although a lot of times I do); and I cry at almost every movie. But at my core, what fuels me, rejuvenates me, and makes me feel most connected to my purpose, is writing. And so I shall…
Here’s to Living Write!
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