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On Being Human and a Writer Plus Shareworthy Reading and Writing Links

August 21, 2016

Beautifully said.

Live to Write - Write to Live

multiple identitiesBeing human is complicated. And, being a human who writes adds a whole other layer of complexity to your existence.

Unlike animals who live simple lives that inhabit a single identity, we humans must constantly shapeshift between myriad roles, sometimes changing who we are multiple times over the course of a single day. In any given twenty-four hour span, I am mother, lover, daughter, sister, neighbor, mentor, and friend. I am a professional freelance content creator, an aspiring fiction writer, and a nascent entrepreneur. I am a caretaker, housekeeper, and accountant, a cook, laundress, and student.

We slip in and out of these skins in a matter of seconds, like chameleons adapting to the colors, textures, and shadows of a rapidly changing environment. With each transition, we must rebalance ourselves around a new set of expectations and priorities. We change our behavior and make choices based on new criteria, which…

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One Comment
  1. Suddenly Jamie (@suddenlyjamie) permalink

    Hello, Robert! 🙂
    Always so nice to “see” you. Thanks, as always, for sharing. Made my day.

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