How to Know if You’re a Writer?

The other day I was given an article to read on how to know if you’re a writer. Now, while I appreciate that someone took the time to write something like that (and that someone took the time to send it to me), as I read it I couldn’t help but be bothered by most of what it said.

It wasn’t so much that I disagreed with the different points that the author had made. Actually, I found that I did a few of the things she claimed made me a writer. The problem was that I didn’t like that there was anything like this out there to begin with, especially since I have my own idea of how to know if you’re a writer; and it’s a whole lot simpler than the list that she had given.

Actually, it’s only one question. Ready for it? Continue reading