I was tagged by Ruchira Mandal with this meme. In her take on it, she described writing as a journey. So what does writing mean to me?
Writing is freedom. It lets me be lyrical or silly, scary or sexy. In my writing, I can drop a gumball machine off the top of a building. I can destroy entire continents and use the rubble to build monuments to foolish ideals. I can make someone fall in love, or at least give someone a reasonable shot at it. Writing lets me walk through the logical implications of half-conceived ideas. ("OK, lets assume people could eat and digest coal. What would happen?") Writing challenges my wit, my intellect, my stamina and my ego.
Writing is freedom, but it's the kind of freedom you have to work for.
For the next round, I'm tagging:
Why these four? Because they are articulate and write well.
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