I Finally Said It!

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It’s a pretty cool hump day! I’m featured on the fab site Studio 30 Plus! It’s a community for writers! It’s full of information, support and all kinds of good stuff for the writer in you! Head on over and check it out. In my feature, I’m talking about something that took way too long to smack me over the head. Here’s a snippet of my post:

What makes a writer? I have seen this question asked in some form or another a lot lately. I’ve even asked the question of myself. It wasn’t until recently that I began to see myself as a writer. I’m not sure why it took me so long to come to this conclusion. I have been writing for my paycheck for years. I think I started writing for a living back in ’99. Why then did it take 2012 for me to just say it?

I don’t know if I thought that I hadn’t done enough to justify the title or if I thought people would have a negative reaction. I’m really not sure what it was that made me uncomfortable with calling a spade, a spade – a writer, a writer. Read the rest here.

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12 Responses to I Finally Said It!
  1. This Cookn' Mom
    May 16, 2012 | 8:40 am

    I enjoyed your article. I do understand. When I use to be the only supervisor on night shift, I never acknowledged myself. For me it was a denial thing. I just did not want the responsibility.

  2. Mrs. Pancakes
    May 16, 2012 | 12:11 pm

    I’m
    Going to check
    It out!

  3. Carly
    May 16, 2012 | 12:22 pm

    Def going to pop over:) Writer you ARE lady…glad you are admitting to yourself and all of us!!! lol.
    Hope you had a lovely Mothers Day!
    C

  4. TOI
    May 16, 2012 | 1:17 pm

    off to read because i have been going through the same issue for too long 🙂

  5. Denise
    May 16, 2012 | 3:22 pm

    the link didn’t work for me, but I want to check it out.. maybe it’s me. lmk, or if you stop by my blog, you can leave the link there.

    excited for your feature!

    • Cam
      May 17, 2012 | 10:49 am

      fixed the link. hope it works now. not sure what happened. thanks for the heads up!

      • Denise
        May 17, 2012 | 11:08 am

        enjoyed it! i went through the same thing recently, finally learned to just say it!

  6. Born27
    May 17, 2012 | 8:16 am

    Thanks for the link Cam! Being a writer is a though job. You should possess the ability and the talent to write things in your own perspective. And I think you really deserve to be called “A Writer:.

  7. Heidi19
    May 21, 2012 | 12:41 am

    Great post Cam! I will surely check all this. Thanks for the link and i’m looking forward to read more from you.

  8. miss donna
    May 24, 2012 | 6:29 pm

    you are a writer and don’t ever forget it! and a good one, too. i’ve begun to say i’m a writer simply because it’s too hard to explain ‘blogger’.

    • Cam
      May 24, 2012 | 9:53 pm

      aww… thanks for the compliment. 🙂

  9. Fatima Hipolito
    May 30, 2012 | 10:11 pm

    This article was really cool you make me smile I love the day you have in here..

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