Friday, February 3, 2012

Writer

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Here's a little affirmation to take you into the weekend:
W - wonderful minds
R - reach deep
I - inventive
T - thinkers
E - eclectic
R - rogue

Sometimes, as writers, we fit a commercially plumb mold.  Sometimes, we do not.  Write your way, as I shall mine, and make our path as is fitting for each individual journey.

The one thing I remembered to take from the comments shared from this week's IWSG post is that I write as I write and to bear in mind that what I write may not be what's the coolest or the hottest.  But to write what I enjoy and love it for its own merits is DA BOMB!

Thank you to everyone.

Keep reading.

Keep writing.

33 comments:

  1. Hey, if you aren't excited about what you're writing, then it won't matter if it's the latest or hottest!

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  2. Have a wonderful weekend, Angela!

    ...I think I'm pretty good at wandering off on my own path ;) ...which is a lighthearted way of saying, probably nothing I write could be commercially viable ;) but I don't mind 'cause I'm having so much fun ;)

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    1. This may sound pathetic, but I thought about what i would be doing if I weren't writing...couldn't come up with anything more satisfying than writing lol!!

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  3. thanks for the sweetness! and congrats on your ub award =)
    have a super weekend!

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  4. I can totally get behind the rouge thing :)

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    1. Maybe we should from the Rogue Writers Alliance or the Rogue Guild or something lol!!!

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  5. "Sometimes, as writers, we fit a commercially plumb mold. Sometimes, we do not. Write your way, as I shall mine, and make our path as is fitting for each individual journey."

    ALL OF THIS. Thank you!! And have a fabulous weekend. ^_^

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    1. You are welcome, Laura. You have a wonderful weekend as well :-)

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  6. Brilliant :) Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

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    1. Thank you, Raelyn. Just inspired by my fab bloggerly buddies.

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  7. Hi Angela,
    I love what you've done with this acrostic. Yes, it describes us very well!

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    1. Thank you so much, Brinda. We writers are a unique bunch.

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  9. Love it when I misspell a word! I've always embraced the word eclectic. Rogue, now that's a new one for me, but I like it! If a rogue groupie thing starts up, I'm in. :))

    Have a super wknd!

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    1. Love it, Candy. Misspellings happen. Part of that whole "whiter" thing. I wonder what it would be like to have a band of rogues. Would we be merry or would we be brooding and dark? Hmmm...

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  10. I've always marched to the beat of my own drum (I know, I know, very cliche!) I love the word "rogue" - cuz writer's really are roguish! Makes me feel dangerous, edgy, adventurous! Almost Hemingwayish:) At least on paper, lol!

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    1. You know, Lady Gwen, there are some cliches that just work. Marching to the beat of your own drum as a writer is certainly a fave.

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  11. I agree with Alex . We, writers, are a lucky bunch - if we stay true to ourselves, the satisfaction that our work brings is immense!

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    1. Staying true to ourselves. That's the most important part. I totally agree.

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  12. Marching to the beat of your own drum - a good way to be, I think. Have a fun weekend, Angela.

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    1. Thank you, Shelley. Hope your weekend is fantabulous!

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  13. Great, I found you! Thank you so much for following me and sorry it took me a few days to return the favour - busy few days. :) Love your blog ;)I look forward to your future posts :)

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    1. Great to have you here, Jade! Look forward to your posts as well.

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    2. Great post! It's so true, you have to write what you love and know.

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  14. Agree, agree, agree. The love and the thrill is in the process first. That's what keeps my butt going back to the chair.

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  15. Well said! Thank you for sharing this!

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    1. Thank you, J.C. And thanks for coming by.

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  16. I have not checked in here for a while as I thought it was getting boring, but the last few posts are great quality so I guess I'll add you back to my everyday bloglist. You deserve it my friend :)
    Fiesta 12-Inch Bread Tray, Christmas Tree

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  17. So true. Writing can be solitary but then you start comparing your work to others - and even your work to your own work but really, just write what you love. That's kind of the point, right?

    Great post! Thanks for the pick-me-up. (I need that just about now.)

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