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February 9, 2012

Why I became a writer

by limebirdsally

Well first and foremost I write because I love writing. I’m lucky with my job as a social research director as I get to write in a range of different styles – proposals, Government reports for publication, social commentary articles in the industry press, marketing materials etc. And of course my greatest love of all outside of work is to unleash my imagination and weave words into exciting fictional adventures.

With a hint of bashfulness I’ll also state that I write because I’m good at it. Actually, scrap the bashfulness – I’m a good writer, fact. To me writing feels as instinctive as talking; sometimes even more so.

So let’s summarise; I write because I love it and because I’m good it. Bearing in mind that the vast majority of people reading this post are also writers, I very much doubt I’m saying anything you wouldn’t say about yourselves. In fact for many of you I’ve visited your blogs and can speak on your behalf – you also write because you love it and because you’re good at it!

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