Finding your voice as a writer isn’t always easy. I find it ridiculously hard at times to write exactly what I’m feeling and it often comes out too damn formal. Ever notice yourself doing that? Trying to make yourself sound all put together like you’re Stephen King or JK freakin’ Rowling?
My grammar and punctuation may not be as on par from here on out. I really would like to have my voice heard in the way it is intended and not all tied up in grade 12 english class.
So I’m definitely in no way a renown writer nor am I really sure why you should even bother reading what I write, but I enjoy it and I do feel that some of you can relate.
All that being said, I really do find it difficult to write and not constantly be critiquing the words I use or the way I word something – ugh. So what I’ve started to do in my personal journal is to write as it comes to mind. Less criticism allows me to write and get it all out before it escapes me or I edit it to death. Then after it’s all done I can go back and check it over to make sure it flows as you read.
Because really, who the hell wants to read a post that looks like a legal document? Well maybe you, but not me.
Oh, and since my first main concentration for this blog is homesteading I should probably post a little something on our gardens here soon since they’re starting to come along nicely. Also I need to get my butt into gear with getting things ready for preserves and finding a few more recipes for salsa and relish.
Well that’s it for now. I went into the kitchen to get a snack and realized I want to make chocolate chip muffins…see ya!!