Do writers feel more than other people?
Do they have more pain, more emotional trauma, more joy or excitement in life?
Do they have more difficult lives, or easier ones?
No, to all of the above! Writers just have to express it more than other people. It is a need within them, almost as much as eating or sleeping. Although when I have a story in my head, sleep takes a back seat as well.
Some writers may also be great talkers, sharing everything. Other writes may be quiet, having the need to express only on paper/computer.
I definitely communicate better on paper/computer, and always have. When I was a child, I always had a pen pal, or someone I was writing letters to. I could be who I wanted to be, who I felt I was in those letters. Meet me in person, the two might not mesh so well!
Don’t be afraid to express yourself or let others see who you really are. Writers, photographers, artists, musicians…anything you can think of with creativity is a way of expressing yourself. We all need that outlet. I personally believe it makes you a more well-rounded person. God gave us the ability to communicate, and it isn’t only through our lips.
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