Kyle Kimberlin’s post Sharing is such a good perspective on writing and social media, and needs to be shared with all those who want to be writers in their own right ….. one day !
Visit this post, read it through, and be sure to get to the sentence that says :
“Make visible what without you, might perhaps never have been seen”. It will encourage you, even clear the mist on creative communication.
I’ve been thinking about how much we like to share our thoughts with other people, and how that behavior has changed in the 30-plus years that I have been writing things down and passing them around.
It’s easy to succumb to the temptation to re-post unoriginal stuff. On January 5, I shared a gif video I saw on Facebook, just because I thought it was cute and hilarious. But that was way off topic for this blog. I did it because it was guick and easy and I was restless with the fact that the blog needed content. Those are the posting criteria of social media, not creative work.
In creative work — creative work of all kinds — those who are the world’s working artists are not trying to help the world go around, but forward. Which is something altogether different from the ordinary. Such work does not refute…
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