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Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Spark Blogfest

Hosted by: ChristineTyler Writer Coaster

What book made you realize you were doomed to be a writer?
What author set off that spark of inspiration for your current Work in Progress?Or, Is there a book or author that changed your world view?
Imagine a little girl who had few friends, who lived in a little dream-world all her own, where she drew pictures and made up stories and turned them into little books on every conceivable topic open to a five year old+ mind.

She developed an imaginary friend called John. She also liked to compose letters and poems. Despite being a slow reader and often making mistakes with punctutaion and spelling, this was her medium. This love of writing was not so much inspired specifically by another author or a particular story, though she enjoyed fairytales and nursery rhymes that her mother shared with her.
This love of writing was how she could express her thoughts and emotions; the way she could lose herself in other worlds and moments. This was how she could imagine a world that didn't include bullies; a world where she had a labrador as a companion and where she was happy and safe.

One of these early stories involved me owning a dog called Gladstone and ... ah well I might resurrect that idea so maybe I'll keep it under my hat for now...

How about you?