Do you need some motivation to get into writing? Whether it's for your blog, a Facebook post or the next best seller, everybody can win something in starting to write.
Today, October 20th, is the National Day on Writing project and that's why you keep seeing tweets with the hashtag #WhyIWrite on your favorite social media websites.
To get you motivated, here is a selection of 10 good reasons to get into it right now.
#WhyIWrite ~ To remind others in the future that I once lived. To remind myself now that I'm still alive.— TheBloggess (@TheBloggess) October 20, 2015
“I write to give myself strength." - Joss Whedon #WhyIWrite pic.twitter.com/rcO4Int3hL— Dictionary.com (@dictionarycom) October 20, 2015
#WhyIWrite Because words are symbols for our thoughts. To communicate ideas from brain to brain, in any form, should be termed magic.— Guest (@thehueman) October 20, 2015
I write music as a form of expression and to connect with others #WhyIWrite— Shaelyn Avalon (@shaelynavalon) October 20, 2015
I wasn't aware it was optional. #WhyIWrite— ChristopherMcQuarrie (@chrismcquarrie) October 20, 2015
#WhyIWrite because the voices in my head are too loud— Reebs (@ticklemereba) October 20, 2015
#WhyIWrite Because there are whole worlds inside my head... and stories yet untold.— Storm (@MadQueenStorm) October 20, 2015
#WhyIWrite If you don't write, there'll never be proof that you existed.— Rhymefest (@RHYMEFEST) October 20, 2015
#WhyIWrite: to encourage, to educate, to empower. With words the world began and relationships have begun and stories begin.— Anna Dembowski (@annabbowskers) October 20, 2015
"The pen is the mute tongue of the mind." #WhyIWrite— Garance Franke-Ruta (@thegarance) October 20, 2015
Take a piece of paper and a pen, or just your keyboard and let the words dance!