Charle’s Bukowski’s ‘so, you want to be a writer?’ is a must read for budding wordsmiths

In many ways, writing is a lone pursuit, and as such, you have to remain inspired, remain motivated and put pen to paper for all the right reasons.

Writing because you feel you have to is a must and scribing sentences should be for you first and foremost, before anyone else.

Some may disagree, but whether you’re looking to write advertising content, novels, poems, motivational speeches, jokes or film scripts, you should read or listen to Charles Bukowski’s ‘so, you want to be a writer?’ first.

And here it is for your listening pleasure…

 

Striking, astute and thought-provoking, this poem alone has made me look at my motivations for writing many a time. But, what are your thoughts on it? Join the discussion by leaving a comment?

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