Wonderful reflective piece.. I could see a lot of my own soul writing in this.
A class discussion the other day brought up the idea of unconscious writing and whether or not it exists. Do we write consciously, or are there parts that simply can’t be explained except through writing with more than our present mind? There may be varying opinions on this, but this of course is mine.
In finishing a few books it has come to my attention that sometimes writing does more than we expect. While we may set out to just write a fun interesting novel, it can sometimes turn into so much more than we expect.
My first book I really started had that feeling to it. I never finished the novel, but the deeper I went into the story, the more it seemed to come alive and bring meaning to itself and more importantly myself.
For years I have tried to lie about what writing really is to me…
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