Why Writers Should Embrace Their Weird Side

54c813f398f371173a0f35e0582de4d1

A number of years ago, I attended a book reading/signing hosted by Z. Brewer. As he shared stories of a youth spent bullied for being different (Z was born Heather and would announce a year or so after this he is trans), he said something that really resonated with me.

“Own your weird.”

Both as a writer & just an overall odd person, I loved this. Author Sarah Sover penned a piece for Writer’s Digest on why we as writers need to embrace the weird parts of our brain in order to reach out to like-minded readers. Enjoy!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s