Why Do You Write?

Why do you write?  No one is making you do this.  If you wanted an easy sense of accomplishment, you could play World of Warcraft.  If you wanted to hear someone to tell you that you were wonderful, you could call your mother.  If you wanted a devoted fan, you could get a puppy

So, why do you write?

Because you love it!

Why Write?
by Tom Abbott
This month, in honor of Valentine's Day my writer's group decided to write about why we love writing.  It's an appropriate question really, and one that every writer ought to ask themselves: why do I do this?

Top Eight Things I *Love* About Writing
by Heidi Thornock
Why do writers write?  It's certainly not for the money. The major success stories are all we hear about, but they are actually so rare as to be laughable.  So why do writers write?

Why Do You Write?
by Heidi Wilde
Any time someone asks the question “Why do you write?” I hear the following quote in my mind: “I write because I must. It's not a choice or a pastime; it's an unyielding calling and my passion.” -- Elizabeth Reyes

Hunting Treasure
by Josh Morrey
Have you ever gone on a quest? Have you ever hunted a treasure? In many great tales, be them fantasy, science fiction, contemporary, or any other genre, the hero must undertake some quest in order to prove himself and claim some invaluable prize. How are these fantastic journeys similar to a writer's love of storytelling?