One of the things I really love about writing, and art in general, is our ability to express ourselves. When you think about it, is there anything cooler than showing the world our inner geek, nerd, or quirky self?
While it can be daunting when thinking of opening ourselves in such a way, we are given a modicum of protection through the knowledge that we are often writing fiction. Add to that the fact we draw on those around us to flesh out our characters and stories, and we have a nifty little cocoon. Even with that protection, it’s difficult to maintain our uniqueness.
The question now is why?
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