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Why I Write

The Reason I Write -- And Write

Diana M. Raab | Posted 03.22.2016 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

Many people ask me when I knew I wanted to be a writer. The fact is that writing chose me. In fact, most writers will confess that they write because they have to write, not necessarily because they want to write.

Why I Write: My Subject Chose Me

Lindsey Mead | Posted 09.23.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

As I pull it back out from memory and turn it over in the light of my thoughts, words and sentences plumb what I learned or felt in the moment.

Why I Write About My Life

Lori Fradkin | Posted 08.21.2013 | TED Weekends
Lori Fradkin

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgMy reasons for divulging information about myself in such a public forum go beyond money, notoriety or even, yes, ego.

'Somewhere Over The Rainbow'

Christi Guthrie | Posted 08.11.2013 | Women
Christi Guthrie

e all have the ability to change what makes us unhappy, to fight for what we want, to chase dreams that are bigger than ourselves.

The Art of Being Dumb

Timothy Braun | Posted 11.17.2012 | Books
Timothy Braun

When these students write I can see anger and frustration. These students are the "losers" at the university, and they know it. Most people don't like being called "dumb."

Writers Wednesday: Famous Authors On Why They Write

| Posted 12.28.2011 | Books

From Writer's Relief staff: All writers hit a slump sometimes. Life distracts. Momentum peters out. It happens. Here’s what fuels the fire fo...