[Toucan Tuesday] The world needs your story

Finally Write Your Novel

Hi Reader!

Once upon a time I saw a graphic that said,

Someday, you're going to be someone's favorite author.

I loved it so much, I saved it and every once in a while I look at it fondly. I should probably print it and put it on my wall!

The world needs stories. There’s so much turmoil and unrest. So much conflict.

People need ways to escape mentally.

They need to read about characters that remind them of themselves going through similar struggles.

They need entertainment that will tell them something about the world, because even if you don’t consciously think about it, every story has a message no matter what you write. There’s something you want to share with the world deep down.

The world needs your story.

Someone wants you to be their next favorite author.

Someone needs to read about themself through the lens of your character and your words.

Let’s write our stories! Let's share them with the world.


P.S. A scientific study proved reading fiction makes people more empathetic. I think the world could use a lot more empathy about now.

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