I recently read an account of Bodie and Brock Thoene who have produced a bundle of books by teaming up to write and reseach.
"No little elves come out of my closet to write 650 manuscript pages," BodieMany people write for money, they write for fame, they write to please themselves and these are all very valid reasons - reasons I call my own as well.
says. "Some mornings I don't feel like writing, but I do it out of obedience to
I had not considered, until recently, that my calling may be to write. Would God have given me a gift (oh, ho, hello ego!) if he didn't want me to use it? I've been one of those people who has never really been sure what I wanted to be when I grew up. Nurse, vet, paramedic, teacher... but the reality is, I'd always be a writer outside of my regular work.
So why not just call myself a writer and be done with it.
So I do.
I write because it's my calling.