1. Mans

    Mans Contributor Contributor

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    For which goal you write?

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by Mans, Feb 8, 2014.

    For which goal you write? ...

    1- I am writing just for earnings

    2- I am writing because I love writing

    3- I am writing because I want to be a famous writer

    4- I am writing because I love its prestige

    5- I am writing for my own entertainment

    6- I am writing because I want to be connected to other writers

    7- I am writing without any propose

    8- I am writing because I want to be discharged of depression.

    9-I am writing to entertain readers
     
  2. Robert_S

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    You missed a big one:

    I have a story I need to tell.

    I flip back and forth between earnings, prestige, fame, etc, but I always go back to the story I need to share.
     
  3. minstrel

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    2, 5, 9. 3 would be nice, too.

    And as @Robert_S said, I have a story I need to tell. A lot of stories I like, too, but one in particular that means a lot to me.
     
  4. Thomas Kitchen

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    I also have many stories I need/want to tell, but I also do it for numbers 2, 5, and 9, and maybe 3 would be nice too. I'm much like minstrel, it seems.
     
  5. mammamaia

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    none of the above... as i'm a practicing philosopher, i write to enlighten the readers... or at least to make them think...
     
  6. Albirich

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    I'll not choose by that list, I'd rather explain.

    I write so I can tell my epic story, offer someone an escape as it does to me now and inspire people to make what they want.
    I write to entertainment me and hopefully others, which they can share with fans and discuss.
    I write so I may hopefully become a published author, and if I am so lucky make a living of what I do.
    I write so I become a better storyteller, which might just help me get a job as a story creator for game companies (if I am not able to make a living off of writing)
    I write to get a tiny to huge fanbase and see others burn for the same thing as I do.
     
  7. Mezza

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    I think that is a great question!

    I find my reasons for writing changes from time to time. Sometimes it's because I have an idea that I need to put on paper because it's just too awesome not to write down, other times it's because I want to escape the monotony of real life (5).

    I think what drew me to writing and keeps me writing is that deep down I desire reasons 3 and 4. Down in the deep places of my psyche I have a desire to write for a living, to use the written word to enlighten, entrance, and entertain. Being drawn to it and trying it I've found I enjoy it. So, yeah. I think that pretty much covers it for me.
     
  8. Aled James Taylor

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    I write to exorcise the ghosts of stories that seem to hunt me.
     

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