Why do writers write?

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"We write because it's the way we express ourselves best. Everyone has their best method of expression. With writers, it's words on the page and using those words to connect to an audience (whatever the audience maybe, depending on the type of writing).

Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon. "

- Maya Angelou


Simple answer: you write because you have to. Writers write because the ideas percolating inside their minds just have to come out and be written down. If you are a writer, then you know this is true - if you are not a writer, that's OK, because you have other skills and talents instead. Everyone has their own special abilities. Being a writer is difficult sometimes, because you don't want to be social and polite and mingle with other people - you want to go shut the door and get back into your own little world inside your mind. Most people don't understand that, and being a writer sometimes gets lonely. But being a writer means you have a world inside your mind -usually more than one world - and you're never really lonely with all those other characters there.


A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate. Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood.

Leo Rosten


People write for many reasons. Here are just a few: to explain something to make a point to tell a story to report what happened to communicate to make someone else think about a problem or mystery to make someone else scared to invent a world and characters to go in itto imagine what they would do in a situation to share information with others. The number one reason why writers write? Because they want to!some people like to write because it is able to express that person in a way actions and words cant.writing is,in a way,an ancient art,English is one of the most common language now though.writing,is a way to go and make up places where no one can go but you.Authors write stories because they like using their imagination and creativity to bring a plot to together. They find it interesting and a fun profession to put their thoughts on paper. Most of the time, authors can relate to what their character is feeling, so they enjoy writing about their characters. Sometimes authors will design a character after himself/herself. They also like a certain type of book or genre of story, so they enjoy taking a story's plot and creating their own ideas into it.Some people like to write because it is able to express that person in a way actions and words cant.writing is,in a way,an ancient art,English is one of the most common language now though.writing,is a way to go and make up places where no one can go but you.


Well that all depends on a great many things, the topic, what kinda style of writer you are striving to become, etc, etc. For myself it's an easy thing for me to do, I can sit here and write for days upon end without stopping, but, that's me.


People write to persuade, communicate, occupy jobs, and to express feelings. Writers, editors, journalists, authors, press secretaries, communication officers, and many other jobs require people to have strong writing skills. Most people write in order to remember or to communicate.

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