Write Courageously and Strengthen Your Unique Creative Voice

Challenge yourself to create something different as you embrace and strengthen your creative voice

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“Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. … Writing, knowing in part that no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to read them.” — Edwidge Danticat

We are over halfway through Poetry Month, and I have had the pleasure of writing and weaving words with different poetic devices. As often as I write poetry (since the age of 11, almost 12), I never attempted Haiku, but last week I gave it a go.

As I shared in 11 Haikus — The Moon, Lovers, and Questions at the Midnight Hour, it was midnight, but it was alright.

I’m a poet, and I know it.

Nevertheless, as a writer, it reminded me to challenge myself and write courageously. First, I was reminded why it is so important to challenge myself as a writer, even if those works never go beyond my cloud service or hard drive.

Secondly, I remembered that I and only I, as a creative writer, have the power to…

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Carmellita
New Writers Welcome

Writer, Poet, Storyteller, & Scholar. Co-founder of http://bluelotusliving.com. BA in Speech Communication. Former ghostwriter who came back to life.