You heard me, sit.
I’ve got startling news for you, and you’re going to wish you were sitting if you don’t.
Okay, now take a deep breath.
No, deeper than that.
Come on, suck that oxygen in, cuz you’re going to need it for your brain to take in what I’m about to say.
Now take two more.
YOU are a writer.
Oh yeah, that’s right. I’ll say it again in a little different way.
You ARE a writer.
You are a WRITER.
Are you with me so far?
I know the doubt. I’ve had it too. It comes about, slinking in when you’re not looking, like the neighbor cat. It curls up on the rug in front of your mental fireplace and you think “How cute.” Then when you’re not looking it scratches the furniture, shreds your certainty. Darn neighbor cat.
Okay, You and I, writers.
You know what convinced me?
A quote that I can’t find. I looked. I found some other, wonderful and inspiring quotes but not the one I was looking for. Ah, the internet Rabbit Hole and the difficulty of modern research. LOL
Take this one instead
Got it? Do you see what I’m saying now?
You are a writer. 😀 Now WRITE! (or edit if that’s what you’re doing for CampNaNoWrimo.)
Remember, if you are doing CampNaNoWriMo.org this April, nanomail Pacifika and ask for an invitation to our local SpokaNano cabin. See you all at the lake.