Write What You Want


Check out this great post from Joan Hall on the Story Empire blog on writing what you want.

Story Empire

I was able to write a lot of words while sitting on the covered porch.

Hi, SE Readers. In the course of your writing journey, many of you have probably had someone say to you, “Write what you know.” You may have heard, “Write what you don’t know.” The latter designed to encourage writers to conduct research and broaden their knowledge.

But have you ever had someone say, “You can reach more people writing magazine articles than you can with full-length books.” Or, “I can see you writing _______.”

In either case, you know neither of those ideas appeals to you. But if you are in the early stages of your writing career, you may be eager to become a published author, and you give in. You listen to the words of others, especially season authors because you believe they know more than you.

You’re writing, but you’re not happy…

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