“What a pleasure it is to be in the company of a writer with enthusiasm for his subject! It doesn't matter what the subject is; I want and ichthyologists to be as committed to fish as Mayor is two prints – to make me think there's nothing more important to him. This is the personal connection that every reader wants with a writer; if we care about the writer will follow him into subjects that we could have sworn we never wanted to know about. The blind attachment of a hobbyist to his hobby is as interesting a right force as the hobby itself.”
For most of us, love for writing is a given. How does being zealous about writing differ from your love for writing? How is it the same?
What are you most zealous about in your writing?
Make a list of 5 to 10 writers who are great role models of a zealous writer.
Make a list of 5 to 10 qualities of the above writers you would most like to emulate.
Bonus: Which quality will you start with?
What one thing will you do to emulate that writer specifically?
Traditional Writing Prompts:
My zeal for writing is....
When my zeal for writing goes away, I.....
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