Writers Quote: being a writer

Writers Quote: being a writer


The past few weeks took it’s toll on me, in a good way. I felt something I haven’t felt before, it was magical to say the least; unexpected and wonderful. I’ve always said I love to write but this time, it was different. I sit at a table, tea In hand and I feel it in every nerve cell in my body, that Joy which I’ve only ever read about. That in-depth passion which some writers talk about- I actually felt it. And it’s an amazing feeling.

I’ve spent the last two weeks smiling and thanking God for the gift of writing. For the first time, I feel in tune with writing- like it’s something, I never want to live without. There is a point in every writer’s life where they know for a fact, there is no going back from writing. I feel I have reached that stage, and If not, then this is a start for me.

This feeling, it’s not a burst of inspiration where you feel like you can go on days writing. It’s writing a brief piece, reading it back and smiling, feeling contented. It’s a tree of Joy sprouting within as you read every word appearing on the screen/paper and at that moment, you know, this writing- you can’t stop it even if you wanted to. And as tight as your schedule is, you make time for it. You make time for writing cause you know, you are a writer. That’s all there is to it.

This is my submission for Silver Threading’s writer’s quote Wednesday. You are welcome to participate with a writers quote which you find inspiring. The more, the merrier, just click on the link above.

28 thoughts on “Writers Quote: being a writer

  1. Wow! I have felt the joy and pride one experiences on reading own write-ups but this ecstasy you talk about is new to me. Now its is my turn to read it and know about it.. Until the time to experience it comes 😉
    Keep writing- happy blogging!

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  2. What a beautiful post! Our writing truly becomes part of us doesn’t it. I read a great piece from another blogger the other day. She said, those of us that follow each other and read our blogs together get to know us in a way that our family never does… through our writing. Excellent quote!!! ❤

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