When it comes right down to it, I write a lot. It's part of being a student. I'm constantly writing discussion board posts (I'm an online masters degree student) or papers. It's part of living in a different country than my husband. I'm constantly writing e-mails and skype messages and facebook messages. (PAUSE) It's part of being a Cub Scout leader. I'm constantly writing newsletters and meeting plans and menu plans for camp. It's part of being me.
I write because it's who I am. Maybe no one will ever read it, maybe it will go viral and be read my millions (who am I kidding?). I write because it's how I process life. I write because it's neater than painting and because I'm better at writing than I am at painting. I write because I like to believe that someone, somewhere will be interested in what I have to say and that maybe somehow, what I write will help someone out. Perhaps I'm delusional - I'm just one person, one very ordinary person, living a very ordinary life, in a very ordinary corner of the world. But that won't stop me from writing. As long as I have breathe, and at least one finger to pick out keys on the keyboard, I will write.
See? He does sleep sometimes...just no so much right now.