On Writing

How would you define the art of writing?

Writing is an art. An art that I would love to be better at, but right now I’ll take what I can get.

I look forward to hearing what I can do better from my critics. Which by the way rea many. That’s not a bad thing either.

But, what is writing really? Is it the art of setting word to type or paper? Is it the art of hearing something and turning it into a story?

Is it the art of interviewing or researching? How about talking to people?

Whatever you feel writing is E.L. Doctorow had his own definition of writing and I find it to be 100% true.

What are you thoughts?

E.L.
Planning to write is not writing. Outlining, researching, talking to people about what you’re doing, none of that is writing. Writing is writing.
E. L. Doctorow
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