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To Be A Writer
Everyone has a story to tell...
To write is not just seeing the world through a kaleidoscope of possibilities, but a means to shift the tides of color that exist within it. What we write has power—not only in the micro scale of things that affect an individual’s life but the macro that can influence an entire generation, and even a nation.
The greatest story is one written from the heart. It is one based on your experiences, emotions, and imagination. It is ingenuity and reinvention. It is a way of seeing the world. The greatest characters I have ever written about have been retellings of people I have come across in my journeys.
“Creative people have it hard. There is always something trapped in their noggins yearning to escape like a caged animal, both too free and wild to contain. Little does the world know it will often scrape the inner walls of the mind until it gets what it wants.”
You see, what you may think is ordinary is not the same elsewhere. Everyone has a story to tell. You may not think so, but they do, and it is a wondrous thing to explore. From the bits and pieces of our own lives we can create a new world with fantastic roads filled with our hopes and fears. In this world we can find tragedies and triumphs that can help shape who we are.
Anything written has the ability to convey numerous dimensions of a subject. It is a grand thing that allows a reader to discover their own interpretations of a tale or a discussion that may seem one dimensional; when in truth it is not. The magic of a story is when the characters come to life, and defy our expectation. When this happens we gain perspective, wisdom, and above all the thrill of a good story.
Art by: Tomas Honz
Words enlighten us. They are the forefront of everything that makes us human. With words we can find art, music, history, theory, and dreams. They define our means to communicate and gain culture. With our words, we have achieved modern civilization. It has started and stopped wars. It has molded young minds, and broken old ways. It has fueled political strife, and also relieved it.
Words have oppressed, and liberated countless. It is a weapon that can be used to inspire and save lives, or discourage and forsake them. It is a tool that has freed us from the horrors of being forgotten, and secured our future.
Writing is a sacred calling that pulls at the soul. It is the air you breathe. It flows through the veins like a carmine river, and pumps the heart. It is a part of you. Putting a pen between shaky fingers over the unknown vistas of pale opportunity is not for the faint of heart. It is an enduring struggle that takes control of you.
Art by: Tomas Honz
Being a writer means helping others through your experiences and that of everyone you have connected with. It is giving the reader the chance to experience something new, or something they may wish to brave. It is a loving and hostile touch, a patient and eager ghost, and also a test of time. Yet, even with all these extremes it is something I could never overturn. It has officially become my life.
What it means to be a writer should not be defined in a sentence. It is a powerful decision that breaks, and redefines you. To share every anxiety, desire, emotion, and mistake to countless strangers is unnerving, but priceless. You are giving them a window to explore through your eyes, and mind. I am proud to be a writer. Proud to escape this reality alongside you, and explore the ‘what if.’
“...Whether you prefer to read, listen, watch, or write—know there is soul behind it. Thank you. Never forget the roots that made us human..”
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H.S. Crow has literary works appearing in all mediums of entertainment with a focus on fantasy, science fiction, and horror. He is an author traversing the theoretical and myth with novels and comics exploring the breathtaking Caligo, a vast universe containing our dreams and nightmares. Notable books include Lunora and the Monster King, Stars of Glass, and the upcoming epic Drums of Fog. However, his brilliance also transcends into poetry and music with scores that instills emotion and magic. The young author and music producer aims to challenge current issues with the imagination, and enchant the heart and mind of any who dares explore his madness.
H.S. Crow has literary works appearing in all mediums of entertainment with a focus on fantasy, science fiction, and horror. He is an author traversing the breathtaking Caligo, a vast universe containing our dreams and nightmares. Notable books include Lunora and the Monster King, Stars of Glass, & the upcoming Drums of Fog.
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