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Why Do I Write? by The Holly Tree Tales

The Holly Tree Tales

Capture the snip of The Holly Tree Tales on wordpress - 25 August 2017 - croppedAsked:“Why Do You Write?”

Answer:“I write because I can’t draw …

No, that is not entirely true.

I write because it is the music I make without a keyboard with sounds. I write because I have written since I was a little girl, learning to spell, standing in line to have my homework tested and receiving ticks or crosses … it was the ticks I was after, and so I learnt my words. I write because that little girl is still inside me and she has become a Woman who shares the grace that Life has taught her, and it is too much to hold within. I write when I cannot cry. I write because I can cry. I write so that others can find me. I write so that others can find a hand to hold when they are drowning inside. I write so that my children…

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4 comments

  1. Thank you for sharing this. Just what I needed to remind me why I wanted to write a novel someday. That someday has come sooner than I thought. I have a story to tell and it wants to be told. Because I can not speak it out loud my fingers must relay the story.

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