Wednesday, November 4, 2020

#IWSG NOVEMBER: Write the Book You Want to Read

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November 4 question - Albert Camus once said, “The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.” Flannery O’Conner said, “I write to discover what I know.” Authors across time and distance have had many reasons to write. Why do you write what you write?
My awesome co-hosts for the November 4 posting of the IWSG are Jemi Fraser, Kim Lajevardi, L.G Keltner, Tyrean Martinson, and Rachna Chhabria!

"Write the book that you want to read."

This quote sums up the reason I write. When I run out of good books to read, I never panic, because I always fall back on my writing. Crafting a novel is the beginning of an exciting journey! 

I don't write to change the world. I write to escape, to enjoy life, to lose myself in a good book. 

Hope you had a wonderful Halloween! Can't believe it's already November. Anyone doing NaNo? I discovered another middle grade mystery series. I'll let you know next month my thoughts. So far, it's promising! 


  1. That's exactly why I write! Not going to change the world but that's all right.

  2. Yes!! I agree - I love feel-good stories with a mix of suspense and humour - so that's what I'm writing!

  3. Write the book that you want to read, is so true for me, I guess it applies to all writers :)

    Rachna Chhabria
    Co-host IWSG
    Rachna's Scriptorium

  4. A lot of writers write for the same reasons as you. I'm not doing NaNo but I am committing to write just about every day and being more productive.

  5. Escaping into a good book is the most excellent feeling.

    No NaNo for me this year.

  6. I'd never thought about how I might fall back on my writing when I can't find the right book to read. Great idea!

  7. I've always seen writing as an escape.

  8. If reading is an escape (as it is for many) then writing is just the logical extension. :)

  9. A good book is a good escape. I think we all need to get away from the world at times. Have asuper rest of the week.

  10. Definitely a worthwhile reason to write.

  11. That's such a great quote...and yes, escapism is underrated!!

  12. Great reason to write! Happy November.
    Anne from

  13. That sounds like a good reason to me! Good luck with NaNo.


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