Wolfish Delight

~ A peek into my mind ~

Why I love to write

They say to be a good writer you need to read a lot. So that’s where my story begins, for as long as I can remember I’ve loved reading and books. Sometimes I get interested in other things for a period of time, like makeup, but I always wander back to books. I, of course, still love makeup but not to the magnitude that I love books.
But I haven’t been a writer as long as I’ve been a reader, I always wanted to write books but I wasn’t that great at it. I gave it a good go though! Then this year I revisited poetry, and I have enjoyed it. I still write poems but they usually stem from a raw and painful emotion I’m feeling at the time of writing it and sharing those poems would be equal to bearing my soul to you all. Which I’m not ready for, I can barely go back and read them the next day in fear of falling back into that place.
But I forgot how much I love writing these past few months, with the constant essays and coursework it’s easy to forget how to write from the soul.
And I love blogging, but I haven’t felt creative this past month. I’ve been so wrapped up in trying to monetise it and grow my following that I haven’t truly been writing about what IĀ want to write about. To be creative and let me soul speak for itself. All the blog posts I see around me are all about growing your blog, how to figure out SEO and monetising your blog.
All of which I appreciate very much and refer to when I’m stuck, but I don’t think I can write about those things and enjoy it. I want to make people feel something. Help them on a more personal scale, something that goes beyond how to grow your blog or what the latest lipstick I’m using is. I don’t want my blog to be a prettier version of the review section of Amazon or an instruction manual.
I don’t think I’m going to start spouting out stories and poems on this blog, I don’t think it’ll mesh well with the rest of my content and who knows how often I’ll be able to come up with that kind of content.
And my blog? Well, I think I vaguely know what I’ll be doing with it, I’ll just continue on with writing the posts that I feel passionate about and see where it takes me!
Until next time šŸ™‚
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Darling, it’s your blog and you can post what you want to! If you pour your heart and soul into your blogs people will love you for it! Your thought process about writing is so similar to mine. I hope you find something that inspires you to write soon.

Thank you so much šŸ™‚ it’s good to hear I’m not the only one!!

Elm says:

Sometimes, when I read too many posts about monetising your blog, I get quite overwhelmed and all the enjoyment goes out of blogging for me which is what happened the last few months. However, what’s really got me back in is to write honestly. I can’t wait to read more of your writing! xx

Thank you! I hope to see some posts from you that you enjoyed writing too! šŸ™‚

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