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When I went to the AWP conference in Chicago earlier this year, there were 10, other writers there. The amount of creative writing programs at universities have exploded from about 50 in the s to over just in the US. There are over million blogs.
Photo by Martyosha Someone get a gun and shoot me. Why Do We Write? To be fully alive. Sir Ken Robinson says: The arts especially address the idea of aesthetic experience. We write to be fully alive. Writing draws us into the moment. We see the blades of grass, hear the miniscule chirp of the morning cricket, watch the shade travel from one edge of the yard to the other, seemingly for the first time.
Writing helps us make art out of everyday, ordinary moments. We write to make a name for ourselves. We write to change the world. People consume now more than ever in the history of the world.
We eat more, we listen to more music, and we consume more information. Writing gives us a chance to turn the tides on consumerism. Rather than consume more, we can make something.
And then, with the click of button, you can share it with the world. Humans have a built in need to make our mark on the world. We want to bring new things to life, to mold things into the image we have in our imaginations, to subdue the earth.
We write not just to change the world, but to create a new world. We write to discover meaning. The psychiatrist Victor Frankl posited that the main search of mankind is not happiness or pleasure but meaning. Writers are uniquely gifted to find meaning for themselves and to help others find meaning.
In fact, this has always been the main task of storytellers. Every story matters to the person living it, and our job is to tell the universal stories, the stories that reveal the story of every person on the earth.
We write to bring meaning to the world.
What do you think? Why do you write, and why are there so many people writing today? As you write, contemplate your motivations. Are they pure enough to keep you going despite everything?
Write for fifteen minutes. And if you post be sure to comment on a few posts by other writers. You can follow him on Instagram jhbunting.I’m interupting our usual programming to share with you some research in progress, because I am really interested in hearing what you think of it.
This is a shed load of data about people’s experiences and thoughts around the subject of quitting the PhD.
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