Take a look at this re-blog of Jeff Goins’ post. It’s one of the best I’ve read on the subject of “why I write.” Enjoy!
All of those possibilities may be true, but rarely do we hear enough about the ways in which writing can enrich our lives. And that’s just what it’s done for me.
Don’t get me wrong. This isn’t some Kumbaya crap.
I love making a living off my writing and being able to support my family doing something that is a lot of fun. But the truth is, all the money in the world isn’t worth doing something you hate.
Writing changed my life in every possible way. It awakened me to my purpose when I wasn’t sure I had one and helped me navigate the temptations of fame and success when they were most alluring.