Welcome to 31 days – the beautiful brainchild of the Nester who inspires us to spend the month of October writing every single day on a topic that might inspire a community.
Continue reading for my day 1 post. Or you can browse the other posts in my series as they pop up below each new day in October.
Sometimes I think we over glamorize writing
We make it something that must reek of Hemingway, Lewis, or Lamott before we’re brave enough to share it.
You see I think the quiet secret is that you can be a writer and no one needs to recognize your name to make that any more or less true. I think your story matters. The one you write at midnight in 600 word blog posts. The one you scrapbook. The one you piece together for your kids as you fill them in on what grandpa and grandma were like.
You are a writer.
You actually already are.
Don’t believe me? Want to spend 31 days with me as I prove that you can write your story?
Let’s do it – let’s forget our last names and write with loving abandon.
In the beginning, was the Word…..