What Kind of Writer Are You?

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Freedom Writer

I like to write books that challenge people to think beyond what they know (think) exists; releasing people from the limited ways in which we tend to think and feel. So I strive to produce content that is thought provoking and cultivates the mind. My goal is to free the minds of all people through truth, using digital technology to create unique reading experiences. I do this because the mind is where the spiritual is, and it is my belief that if a people are not spiritually and mentally free in truth, then they are not free at all.

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Your Turn!

I thought this would be a fun exercise for writer’s to outline their writing goals by asking themselves what kind of writer they are, and from there to list the reasons why they write. Who would like to play?

  • In 1-2 words, give us a catchy phrase that best suites the kind of writer you are. Mine is “Freedom Writer”.
  • In 100 words or less, explain why. It’s important to keep it short. This will help us to clearly define our goals.
  • You can leave a comment to this post or write a post of your own like mine, your choice. If you do your own post, just ping-back so I see it. It’s no fun if we can’t support each other.
  • ALL Bloggers Welcome! – If you are not a writer you can give your blogging goals. Same rules apply.

So….yall game or lame? Don’t leave me hanging, let’s have some fun 🙂 !

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday – George Orwell

For today’s segment of Writer’s Quote Wednesday, I take inspiration from George Orwell:

 

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“When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.’ I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention (to)….” —George Orwell

I think this is a great way to sit down and write a book or article or poem. If you think more about your purpose for this particular piece, or you engage and have fun with the writing process in general, then I think you will unintentionally create something unique. Because you’ve put your all into it, you have the potential to create something really beautiful and powerful for readers. I do not believe the best songs were built under the notion that they will become hits, they were just written from the heart and that’s what makes them great. Anyone can write a book, poem, or sing a song, but when you can feel the passion, really feel it, and you know that it’s truly coming from the heart, that’s what makes it art.

About The Author:

I was first introduced to Orwell about seven or eight years ago when I read his book, 1984. I wouldn’t say he’s my favorite author but I did enjoy the book. At a time where I was just coming into a proper understanding of both myself and the world around me, it was an enlightening read.

Orwell was born June 25, 1903 in Bengal, India. His birth name was Eric Arthur Blair in Motihari, and he was a novelist, essayist and critic who went on to become best known for his novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Speaking of Nineteen Eighty-Four, the title sounds like a throwback to us, like something old but for Orwell it was the future. He wrote 1984 back in 1949. In short, it is a look into the future of the world which is divided into three nations. In the story, Orwell gives us a look into what would happen if the Government controlled every aspect of a person’s life, all the way down to his private thoughts. It was the first time, before Minority Report (the movie), that I had ever heard of something called thought crime.

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And that’s it for my portion of Writer’s Quote Wednesday. As always, don’t forget to check out the links or the pic to see how you can join the fun. Don’t forget to also Like or Comment on the post of other participants. You get support by giving it :).

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