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Scott Lax Blog

A Good Reason to Write No Matter What

(Please substitute she for he, or woman for man, as needed)...

"The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain." - Kahlil Gibran

If we apply that to writing, it's the act of writing - of reaching our writerly selves and allowing it to flow into our work - that matters. Most of us want to be published, and read, and so forth, but what gives our words significance is what we long to say. Writing from the heart makes that longing come alive.  Read More