So I decided that even though I am doing this 31 day series, I would still take time to write the Five Minute Friday Free Write. We'll see if this continues throughout the month, but today I have time for 5 minutes.
The word today is: Write.
I think I've always loved to write. School not so much, but to write yes. Maybe that's why I survived in school. I could write papers and remember written things for tests.
Sometimes, I look through old journals. I don't know if I have any from before college, but when I look back on the journals that I do have, I wonder who was writing them. Was it me? The person who wrote those words certainly had more wisdom than me. It makes me feel like I'm getting less smart as I age.
Where do these words come from? I'm not full of words, at least they don't spill out when I talk. But at night, when I try to sleep, they spill into my mind. Problems are solved, ideas are born, conversations are had (I'm working on that one, more conversations with God, less with the problem).
I love to write with a pen. The words flow more freely with a pen. This typing thing is clumsy and takes too much time to think, to make my fingers go exactly where they should. Writing with a pen is a dream. It's me, my writing, not generated by a computer.
Drawing and writing are so much different for me. I can only draw what I see, I can't make it come out of my head. But writing, is a whole different world. There are endless possibilities. I don't usually write fiction, but I can, I have when I was younger (like elementary school), I write best when it is something that is coming from my own thoughts and experiences. That's what I know the best.
Hmm.. fiction based on real life? I'll think about it. Maybe after October is over.