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Am I Really a Writer?

The defining traits of a real wordsmith…

I’m not sure I’m a “real writer.” Photo by Mary McGrath

I’ve been pondering whether I’m really a writer. Sometimes I think I am, but often I have my doubts.

Even though I’ve had a number of things published, does that make me a writer? I’m not sure. I suspect most serious writers have an arsenal of experiences that set them apart from those of us who are mere hacks.

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Mary McGrath

Mary McGrath

Top writer in humor, short stories, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.