To Allay Panic, To Reveal Free Money–The Reasons I Write

When I was lost in the Australian outback after dark, I was writing. Fake headlines and news articles that would run in the newspapers once my body was found.

When I scored my first $900 airplane voucher and later $300 and $400 vouchers (from flights I had paid with vouchers), I was writing. A cheatsheet on how to get said airplane vouchers.

When I was atop the CN tower, I was writing. What would fictional characters think of the tower?

I’ve been writing since the moment I knew what words were. Today’s Bloganuary prompt is Why do you write? To which I answer, How could I not?

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