Why do I write? Here are four reasons…

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The “why?” question is always the tricky one. This was the Bloganuary prompt though, and I will do my best with it.

Reason Number One: As most writers will say, I write mostly for myself. As I noted in my previous Bloganuary post, writing brings me joy. I am not always happy with my writing, but when it is finished, there is a feeling of accomplishment. Whether anyone reads it or not is quite immaterial, I tell myself. This is actually how I started to write my blog – all of twelve years ago. I wanted to practice my writing, and I wanted to see how it looked in a blog format. It was a terrible struggle at first, as WordPress was certainly not as user-friendly as it is now! But once I got started and had things in place, I became almost spiritually attached to my keyboard and…

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