I wanted to share this post from the WordServe Water Cooler with the StoryWriting Studio!
Have you found your true identity as a writer?
At times, I pretend to be someone else, wearing a mask to disguise my true identity.
Masked crusaders. Zach and Ethan often pretend to be superheroes with superhuman powers, fighting against crime or evil. But even though they enjoy their make-believe world for a while, they soon shed their costumes. Bored with one adventure, they put on other outfits–such as pirate costumes–and search for a hidden treasure or sail off to conquer another ship. Later, they may be fully decked out in their new football or soccer uniforms.
True identity. As a writer, when I masquerade as somebody or something else, I tend to lose my focus on reality. And with this cover-up, I sometimes unintentionally deny my true identity.
I may be tempted to hide behind a cloak of self-confidence, trying to compensate…
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