Friday, September 25, 2009

How Has Writing Changed You?

Because I have until Wednesday to finish packing Grandma's apartment and then washing all the walls, (lucky moi) I can't think of a suitable blog, except to leave you with a question, answerable in less than 50 words. How has writing changed YOU?

I'm looking forward to all your answers.

(FYI, the above blog is 50 words)

11 comments :

  1. I spend less time playing computer games.

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  2. David, that's me too. I spend less time doing all those fun things, like suntanning. Course, having no sun works too.

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  3. Dave, you can't be taller! Everybody knows writing makes you shorter!

    And wider.

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  4. Joy, I had a good comment re "how has writig changed you," that is UNTIL I read Dave's (JAXPOP) comment!!! I laughed out loud---I'm still laughing!!! He's NUTS----:D!!!!

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  5. Nutjob back again:

    I'm more aware of 'stuff' - color, sound, expressions, motion, etc 'filtering' data for the next story.

    Negative - Way too proccupied with it (started 2+ years ago). If there was a way to write full time without an earnings drop off, I'd jump in with both feet. (49)


    (Sorry Katt - I'll try to be serious from now on. Yeah right.)

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  6. I make great friends, some I've never met face-to-face and wash walls. I don't grow taller, but I can make my protags any size I want.

    Want me to send a tall one over to get those upper corners?

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  7. I'm still not convinced that my fiction writing is as good as my non-fiction, but publishing articles proved to me that I was a real writer who could make money doing what had previously been just a hobby. It's given me hope that there's a future for my novel writing.

    (Is that 50 words? Yup, it is! Drat... no words left to tell Dave I'm both short and wide!)

    Carol Garvin

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  8. It's okay, Katt. You'll get used to Dave. He tends to crack everyone up. But, as he says, there is a serious side to him. As for picking up on all the brilliant settings around us, Dave, I'm so with you. I am constantly finding myself trying to describe our lake in new and exciting ways, just becuz I am a writer and the need to express myself is so strong.

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  9. Keith, I can't imagine life without you in it, good buddy. We were still kids when we met. You weren't even 40 yet!

    Yes, send Jack over to help me wash the walls; that would be great. lol.

    Haha, Carol, you're compact! There's a big difference. Compact is easier to pack.

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  10. It kept me from going mad. That sounds coy, but it's true. My thoughts were making a mess of my life. By turning them into a fiction world, I was able to redirect a lot of anxiety. Worked good in the end. I've got two published novels and they're doing respectfully.

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