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Why We Write

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I recently read an interesting comment by another writer. He asked the question, why do we write. It's a question that's plagued writers for centuries. I bet the first writers in the caves of antiquity asked by firelight why to draw pictures about the great hunt.

However, I believe we write because we are compelled. We are built to lace words together in beautiful sentences. Maybe we are conscious of the world. All across history, our…

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Estacious(Charles White)

Estacious(Charles White)

I am a southern writer and teacher living in the midwest. I focus on education, poetry, and fiction. I am an award-winning playwright. estaciousw1914@yahoo.com

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