A Letter To A Young Writer From Another

A Letter To A Young Writer From Another

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elizabooks By elizabooks Updated Jul 03, 2014


A Letter To A Young Writer From Another

Dear Young Writer, 

I want you to know something I've always known my entire life: 

All good writers are depressed.

Not so much sad, 

But feeling pressed 

Under the constant thought capitulating continuously from being fought, 

"I'm not good enough. This is never going to be good enough."

If you want to be a writer there isn't a right or wrong way, 

To write is to cast an open mic session on your heart and your head.

It's simple but effective in the ways you word things most commonly said

Into things that sing tunes that have never been written.

I'm beginning my letter to you with the words said a million and one times

And right now it's a million and two,

But it means that number multiplied to me and hopefully to you. 

It's that:

Ernest Hemingway once said, "Live life to the fullest" 

So if the fullest for you is vacationing to a world of words that paint the picture of lives and people you wished you knew,

Then t...