• WHY I WRITE, Part I

    George Orwell started it. His famous piece, “Why I Write,” has inspired writers of all walks of life to talk about whey they write. I’ve never done this before, and on this snowy day, I decided to take a little time to critically analyze why I write, the process, and why I enjoy doing it. It’s been something I’ve wanted to take the time to do, and after speaking about this very topic yesterday with one of my students, I decided to set out upon the task. *  *  * WHY I WRITE Part I—The Early Years: My Bad Poetry All I can tell you is that I remember writing…