• Life,  Writing

    Why Create Anything?

    by So I keep asking myself what my purpose is in writing, or creating anything. I’ve gradually understood that I’m unwilling to take the time away from the truly important things in my life to do. And what I mean by truly important is family. I’ve reached the point recently where I don’t write on weekends unless I’m working nights. If my family is home and available, I need to be available to them. It’s far, far easier for me to interrupt some task or chore around the house than it is to stop in the middle of the scene. So it’s better that I don’t even start the scene.…