Shawn L. Bird

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poem: how to be a writer September 14, 2013

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 9:50 am
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How to be a writer:
put words on the page every day.
Nothing more.
Nothing less.
Just write.


22 Responses to “poem: how to be a writer”

  1. LindaGHill Says:

    Great advice. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. I agree!! Happy writing!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Emma Dumitra Says:

    I think that about sums it up. Pretty profound actually…

  4. mrock Says:

    That is so true. I’ve literally been writing poetry since I was in elementary school; however, I stopped writing when I started getting sick six years ago. I still wonder how much I could have really written when I was scrambling so because the rug was pulled out from beneath me. I’ve been amazed, though, by the Niagra Falls of words and emotion I’ve spilled onto countless pages since thinking I was merely dipping my toes in the water.

    Great advice. Thank you!

  5. Myas Says:

    Very true – Some days I’ve started out with “I don’t know what to say” or “I should write but…” it’s amazing what you can come up with.

  6. ljlenehan Says:

    Agree… How to be a paid writer is completely different… lol

  7. jstewart Says:

    I love this! ๐Ÿ™‚

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