Saturday, September 08, 2007

Writer Mama September 8

Once again, a Writer Mama contest piece.

Are you a “practicing writer”? What does the description mean to you?

Absolutely yes, I am a practicing writer. I especially love essays, if only because of the fact that the French verb “essayer” means, in essence, “to try.” I am trying. I am practicing. I am doing. I may fail horribly, but if I don’t try, I’ll never succeed. In fact, I’d waste my life wondering if I could have, rather than knowing that I have “essayed.”

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