Manifesto: What do you believe/value about writing?

Not sure how I feel about this manifesto, but here goes…

All good writing is a kind of POETRY.
All good writing has a LIFE of its own.
The words tumble off the page and into the hearts and minds of the reader.
All good writing has a voice.
Find your voice.
All good writing stems from INSPIRATION
From reading, from nature, from conversations.
There is NO such thing as an original thought.
All good writing takes you outside of yourself.

Not all writers are “good writers.”
Not everything I think is “good” is “good.”
All good, useful writing has a PURPOSE:
An ENGINE that drives the narrator forwards towards some final, triumphant finale.

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