Why Am I A Writer?

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Writing was the one of the first school activities in my childhood that gave me pleasure. It ran alongside reading, both jockeying for poll position. Of course really there is no competition between the two. They are conjoined twins. Always to be together. Always to need each other. You cannot write if you haven’t read. And your writing will go stale if you do not not continue to do so…

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Nigelleaney

Nigelleaney

Recently retired and completed MA in creative writing. Trying for the writer’s life with no more excuses about the day job. Named top writer in music.