A great Jonathon Brooks Blog!
Once I heard a fellow writer asked the question, “Who do you write for?” That writer replied, “Myself.” If the only person a writer is going to write for is their self then perhaps they should only write in personal journals. I believe a writer ought to write for their readers and for their self. The author needs an audience to appreciate or learn from their words. Readers need writers and vice versa. I don’t want my writings to be for myself; I want them to be for others to enjoy.
There is the saying about how some writers want to have written more than they want to sit down and write. I find this to be sad. Although I understand the saying. It can be difficult work to create something. Any artist is often prone to being their worst critic. Many with great talent compare their work to the…
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