THE WRITER'S LIFE
You want to be a writer. Then, when people ask you what you do,
you can say, simply, "I'm a writer." Won't that be great? Just
make sure your heart is in the right place....
BAD REASONS TO WRITE
You want to inflict revenge on ex-boyfriends, ex-friends, or
family members for ruining your life.
You think everything you and your friends say is sheer
genius, and you want to share that genius with the world.
You want to prove to everyone in the world that you know
more than they do.*
*NOTE: This is, however, a good reason to be a critic or an
You saw a beautiful sunset a few years ago, and it touched
you in such a special way that you want to share it with the
You want a big, glamorous-yet-rugged picture of yourself on
the back cover of a book, so you'll get laid more often.
GOOD REASONS TO WRITE
There's nothing better to do.
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