Sunday, August 21, 2011

The Write Life

As a writer, I am bound to the following oath:

I solemnly swear that I shall tell the whole truth, nothing but small embellishments of the truth, and the occasional over-inflated memoir.

I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater romance stories, my hands to faster typing, and my health... well, we'll find a way to slip that in there somewhere... For my books, my short stories, my readers, and Bilbo.

I'm a writer, but I can edit, if I have to... I guess.

I have the right to remain silent. Anything I write can and will be used against me in a court of my peers.

And lastly, but not leastly:

I hold this truth to be self-evident: that all stories do not require a sequel.

So let be written. So let it be done.