I was perched near the top of a tall building, under the Tower of Babel sign, trying to address the crowd. The problem was, only a few of my listeners understood what I was saying. The rest were raising a ruckus trying to find someone who spoke their language, making it impossible for anyone to hear me. My nightmare turned out just as it did in the Bible, my audience parting a hundred different ways.
I’m glad it was only a dream.
Is writing for you?
The need to communicate with others is a basic need, but how do you know if writing is the best outlet for you?
The first thing I would ask, if you wonder about calling yourself a writer, is how important is it to you?
I have been writing consistently for more than forty years. Writing helps me think, or understand, my world. It helps me communicate better when I speak, because I’ve…