Writer-Performer, Teacher, Producer, and Director of the Cloud Studio @SpokenLayer. http://iamsarahstorm.com
Digital communication has a tendency to dampen affective empathy. It shields us from the gut-punch of guilt that comes from seeing the face of the person we’ve harmed. We’re left with only the fun of it, only the lolz.
My dream has come back in lots of different forms — freelance writer, crime reporter, blogger, self-published author, professor. Dreams can evolve. They can die. They can reincarnate. You’ll be fine. Give up. Explore. Restart.
Some distance and perspective showed me that the one thing I’d chased wasn’t what I wanted to begin with — not exactly. I didn’t give up writing for good. I found another path.