I'm very grateful for your participation in this wonderful project. It was a great pleasure to work and learn more about you all.
Why we write:
"I write for fun." - " I write for expression." - "To share how the world looks through my eyes." - "I write as a form of therapy." - "Writing satisfies my creativity better than anything else." - "For love and for sanity." - " I write to understand the nature of existence." - "I write to understand the nature of existence." - "It brings me a type of peace and solitude." - "I write to rejuvenate my blood." - "Because I can."
"Writing helped occupy my mind in a way that reading failed to do." - " It is a way of bringing people together." - "I write to keep my life (and brain) in balance." - "I write to download the always multiplying thoughts and ideas that floats around in my head." - "I write because a writer is immortal." - "I write to express thoughts and feelings." - "I guess writing is my blood." - "I enjoy the creative process." - "I found that writing gave me an emotional balance." - "Half the time I don't even know."
"I write to have the opportunity to trap a reader and transport them somewhere else." - "I write because, if I didn't, I would be miserable." - "I want to be a witch and writing is the closest I've gotten to becoming one." - "I have always been interested in writing." - "I write for a lot of different reasons." - "I write because it is a passion for me." - "Pretty much the same answer as 'why do I read?' They just go together." - "I write because it makes me happy." - "Writing poetry for me is an expression of self." - "I've always loved to create stories!"
" I write because I must." - "Because I can't stop." - "The simple and most important answer is that I enjoy it." - "For me, that one reason is to transcribe and document parts of my life." - "Because I feel like I have something to say." - "Writing is the one talent I can count on to not fail me." - "I write because it's always been a part of me." - "I write to please myself, my mind and heart." - "Simply, I write to connect." - "I just love to write stories."
"I want my voice heard and I wish to evoke emotions and ideas in people." - "Honestly, it's the only thing I've ever been good at." - "I write because I need a creative outlet in order to be a functioning and balanced human being." - "Writing helps me find meaning, especially when life is difficult or scary." - "For the joy of making things up." - "I get bored a lot with life. Real life is not as great as the life I have in my imagination."
Thanks for sharing and for making 5Qi such a great success.
We now have a better understanding of why you write.
August 29th, 2015
Thomas / 5ifthproject