Days Without Writing

Readers,

At 4 am, as I quit writing on my 12 page blog post …. I might break it up into sections for you.

I read this writer who has quit writing, because she is teaching writing classes.

As she writes of her need to quit, and her need to keep a roof over her head, and living a long distance relationship with her family, am I the only one who thinks, “Maybe it is time to quit the day job?”

What do ya’ll think?

Wayne

Waiting Outside of Parnassus

At what point is one allowed to call oneself a writer is a question that I’ve spent far too much time contemplating. When I was younger, I would shy away from calling myself a writer because my writing wasn’t serious, wasn’t good, wasn’t published, wasn’t published in a paying magazine, and myriad of other reasons. I now say that the only thing that makes a person a writer is that they write (something I’ve heard a lot of other people say for a long time before I accepted its obvious truth). As long as I spend a good portion of my time getting words on the page, I am a writer. Maybe not a good one, a successful one or any other qualifier, but I am inarguably a writer, though there is always a little (or huge) part of me that doesn’t think I can call myself one. Part of the…

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About Wayne

First, I blogged on blogger, then Myspace - soon I was consistently ranked. Next, I quit. Then the blogging addiction came back .... Comments are appreciated. Not nice comments are edited. You can follow me at the top right.
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