An Open Letter all Aspiring Writers Should Read 

All Aspiring Writers need to understand that to be a Writer, you need to go beyond aspiring, but how exactly do you do that?

Read my open letter to all Aspiring Writers to find out.

Aspiring Writers

Dear Aspiring Writer,

I know you’d love to write; churn out great masterpieces, see your works in the papers and magazines, or perhaps publish your own books. 

I know because:

Writing is the best way to find the kind of expression everyone needs

And,

I’ve been there, yes, there were days when I wished I could also write words that others would read. 

And for the longest time that thought remained what it was – a mere wish; never coming to fruition.

But then things changed when I realised that:

As long as I continued wishing, aspiring and hoping to be a writer that was all I’d ever be – An Aspiring Writer. 

And that to beat it I must ditch my wishbone for action. I must actually write. 

This I’ve found isn’t only true for me, alone, but for every other writer out there. 

To really be a writer you must write. 

Ernest Hemingway says it best:

“Anyone who says he wants to be a writer and isn’t writing doesn’t.”

So,

You can’t continue aspiring forever.

You must start writing. 

Somewhere, somehow. 

Yes, you can! 

Yours truly, 

Gideon

P. S. Remember to:

Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” – Louis L’amour

About Amos Gideon Buba

Amos Gideon Buba is a writer, public speaker and entrepreneur who believes everyone can make a difference by getting their voices heard beyond the noise of the world.
Friendly and unpretentious, to him words are the best tools for instigating and actualising societal change.
Aside his books and pen, Gideon loves traveling and meeting new people.

4 thoughts on “An Open Letter all Aspiring Writers Should Read 

  1. A. M Misal January 9, 2018 / 8:47 am

    Simply styled and powerfully delivered piece

  2. Ismaila A Garba January 9, 2018 / 6:47 pm

    Brief, straightforward and comprehensible… Truly if one wants to make a move, then one has to take a step!

    • Amos Gideon Buba January 10, 2018 / 9:01 am

      Thanks for the nice words. Indeed, Action must follow intention before opportunities can become realities.

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