One of my favorite bloggers, Heather Waxman, recently published a post titled "Why Do You Write?" As you might imagine, the title intrigued me a lot. I always love reading about other writers and their habits and thought processes. The four questions Heather answered were:
- What am I working on?
- How does my writing differ from others in its genre?
- Why do I write?
- How does my writing process work?
(Why don't we all take a few minutes to answer those questions for ourselves right now... either in your head or on paper in your journal...)
I thought Heather's answer to the last question was especially spot-on and helpful for other writers: