What does it mean to be a writer?
It means the words that come flowing out of your pen are driven by your heart.
It means that you have a message, a story that matters.
It means that you value communication and though it may be seemingly a one-way street when you publish, you yearn for that communication as a result of your writing.
You value ideas, because isn’t all writing about ideas?
You push that publish button and your heart beats a little faster as you’ve given a little of your heart to the world.
You hope that they understand and value your message, your story.
How do I know this? Because I write.
In chapter three of Jennifer Allen’s book, Becoming a Literacy Leader, she talks about that moment that all literacy leaders worry they…
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