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Writing Tips & Career Advice

When to Call Yourself a Writer

Career

Many people feel self-conscious calling themselves a “writer.” When people ask, “What do you do?” many of us hem and haw and try to dance around the question. “Oh, well, I do [list off all other stuff that comes to mind] and I write a little, too [said in a tiny voice that no one …

Writing Tips & Career Advice

23 Reasons to Write

Desk

We all have our reasons for writing, but a surprisingly large number of us have probably never articulated them to ourselves. Being a writer isn’t quite like growing up wanting to be an astronaut or a doctor, for example. “I want to go to space,” or “I want to help sick people,” (or “I like …