You are not an Island

Sure, you can sit on your comfy desk chair in your robe and snuggly sweatpants in front of your painfully bright computer screen while sipping green tea and enjoying your solitude. Isn’t that the public image of many professional writers? All alone, hacking away at the keys, brow furrowed, concentrating only on what is before them and not around them…

NoManAnIsland

I had the honor of guest blogging for Didi Oviatt, a columnist for the Conscious Talk Magazine and author of many amazing works including Search for Maylee, Aggravated Momentum, The Stix, and New Age Lamians

The following is an excerpt; read full post on Didi Oviatt’s website. And please check out her other posts! She is an amazing writer.

It was a simple text I sent to someone with whom I had had very little interaction with before. I knew she enjoyed fan fiction, so I thought I’d shoot her a simple text asking her for her thoughts on my main character’s rough draft. Up until that point, I had never sought the council of another – I preferred to do things alone. It wasn’t until I actually ran out of inspiration I realized that, well, maybe my friends had some.

Sure, you can sit on your comfy desk chair in your robe and snuggly sweatpants in front of your painfully bright computer screen while sipping green tea and enjoying your solitude. Isn’t that the public image of many professional writers? All alone, hacking away at the keys, brow furrowed, concentrating only on what is before them and not around them… [Read full]

5 thoughts on “You are not an Island

  1. Just read the guest post! I have thought about this idea recently as well, “No person is an island.” We are all part of something so much greater than us, and it is awesome to connect with each unique person.

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