Is there anything wrong with writing stories?

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redrobin62
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30 Dec 2017, 2:51 pm

Writing is extremely therapeutic for me. If I'm not writing short stories, I'm making comments on WP or in various newspapers like the Seattle Times, Forks Forum, Port Angeles Times or writing in my blog.

There is nothing wrong with writing short stories for fun. Even professionals had to start somewhere.



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30 Dec 2017, 3:32 pm

The best counsellor I know writes stories in her spare time. They can work like dreams to help make sense of things. Maybe somebody is afraid of winding up as the thinly-disguised villain of a novel.



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31 Dec 2017, 6:39 pm

Sounds like a perfectly healthy thing to spend your time on. Writing is a wonderful outlet. Keep it up!


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31 Dec 2017, 8:18 pm

lelia wrote:
I'm sorry your mum feels that way. Maybe she just wants you to do more of the necessary housework. Or maybe she doesn't care about that and simply doesn't understand writing, writers, hobbies, or imagination. Some people don't have any imagination, and they can't "imagine" what other people are doing with theirs. At any rate, it's not worth fighting about. Once you're out of her home, you can do whatever lets you survive.



Why did you bring up this old post from 2014?



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13 Jan 2018, 6:02 pm

Any consideration for creative writing?