Shotgun Writer

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A friend and I chatted about writing. This friend of mine is amazing. He’s going for a doctorate while working full-time as a minister and serving his wife and kids. He’s also a writer.

I asked how his writing was going. This is something the two of us do on occasion to encourage or commiserate.

I’m going to paraphrase here, because my photographic memory is 8-bit, but he said something along the lines of, “If I took all the writing I did for my doctorate and everything and focused on just writing, I’d have a few books done by now!”

Oh, man, that one hit home. A lot. Continue reading “Shotgun Writer”