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What Motivates Me to Write?

When this posts, I’ll be in the wilds of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for our annual family vacation, and I’ll likely be without internet. Because that’s pretty much business as usual in the UP.

But back to the original topic. What motivates me to write? That’s a damn good question. Some days, the answer is nothing. It’s depressing, but it’s also true.

Other days…

Deadlines motivate me.

Inspiration (usually while in the shower or driving) motivates me.

Notes from readers motivate me.

Working with my friends motivates me.

Sometimes just putting one word after another, even when it feels like crap, motivates me.

Coming back to a story and finding something there worth following to see how it plays out motivates me.

Wanting to give these characters that pop into my head growth and lives that will be fulfilling motivates me.

Remembering that I have the same 24 hours in a day as Lin-Manuel Miranda, and if he can do all the shit he does while still remaining an apparently lovely human being, I can finish some fucking books, motivates me.

So…what about you? What motivates you to write?

Click on the other bloggers’ names to find out what motivates them.

Gwen

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5 thoughts on “What Motivates Me to Write?

  1. Gwen Cease on said:

    I love me some Lin-Manuel and you’re awesome for suggesting him as an inspiration! I’m going to start thinking about him when I write. 🙂

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  2. I don’t write, except reviews… and the reading the book is what motivates me! haha.

    Enjoy the UP, eh! 😉

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  3. I blame you for my love of Lin-Manuel Miranda. He’s fabulous motivation, btw. I’ve been listening to Hamilton as I write.

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