The thing that is interesting about being a writer–and not even a ‘famous’ writer!–is there is always this desire to chime in on the world around you.
And when people know you write, that desire increases ten-fold!
I call this: The Burden Of The Pen.
The Burden Of The Pen.
Noun. The desire to write about all that you see which may be pertinent or pervasive to culture, policy or to add to greater conversations.-coined by JBHarris, March 2022
This mini-series will reflect on this desire to say everything, when to say anything, and how dangerous it is to say nothing.
May 9: Say Anything
May 16: Say Something
May 23: I Don’t Know What to Say
May 30: Here Is What I Have To Say