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15 Reasons to Write Today

By Edie Melson   As writers, it's easy to find reasons not to write. So today I wanted to remind all of us—me included—that there are also a lot of reasons to sit down and put those words on a screen (or paper), offering some encouragement to writers. After all, it's really just a matter of perspective. And truthfully, some of those reasons we come up with  not  to write are the best reasons  to  write. 15 Reasons to Write Today Because you’re in the middle of a crisis.  Because you’re not in the middle of a crisis.  Because you need to stay in your best writing shape.  Because if you don’t you’ll feel worse. Because you have a contract. Because you don’t have a contract. Because you’ve been told you’re a good writer. Because you’ve been told you’re not a good writer. Because you have a gift ... and it’s rude not to put it to use. Because you have an idea. Because you don’t have an idea. Because you’re young. Because you’re old. Beca

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