My favourite thing about writing is that when I write, I can both lose myself and find myself. I can forget things as I am lost in the rhythm of tapping keys, and realize new things about myself as I read over what I have written or come to new conclusions as I write.
Ernest Hemingway said one of my favourite quotes about writing: “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” Sometimes I write to obscure a truth, but more often than not I write to reveal it. I’ve written a lot of sentences in my life, and I don’t think I’ve written “the truest one that I know” yet. One day, I will.
Reality has a way of disguising itself into fiction, and vice versa. I love writing fiction because as hard as I try to…
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