It’s Too Pretty to Write

I've missed it... writing.  There have been many reasons for my absence in the blogging world lately.  I can blame it on my job(s).   I'm a school counselor, so springtime gets a little crazy with standardized testing,  Section 504 conferences, and the various end-of-school activities.  I also work a second job at a local department … Continue reading It’s Too Pretty to Write

Writing (Shared from coolpeppermint)

Just perfect! This post describes why I love writing for ME. 🙂

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handsSometimes I don’t really know what to write, and then I think oh, you shouldn’t write for the sake of writing, you should write because–because you’re trying to write something. Because you’re trying to convey something. Because there’s a story you have to tell, a thought to flesh out, a destination to get to. You’re driving your point home.

But I don’t always have a point or a story or destination. And then I remember how I used to squirrel away hours just stabbing down words, stringing together sentences, writing whatever I wanted just because. Because it was fun and it made me happy and I didn’t really care if people read it or loved it or hated it. It was like rubbing on unscented lotion. It’s therapeutic, no one really knows you’re wearing it, and it’s something you do for yourself. You’re not trying to leave behind little…

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