What is a Writer?

I’ve seen several people’s description of a “Writer”.  Looking at Dictionary.com, it says that it is “a person engaged in writing books, articles, stories”, etc.

It also says it is a “person who commits his or her thoughts to writing”.

When I looked up the word “Author”, I found “a person who writes a novel, poem, essay, etc.”

None of these descriptions are very flowery or complimentary.  The closest thing to something really nice that I found was under the definition of “Author”, it also says “the maker of anything; creator; originator”.

Now THAT I like.  When I’m writing, I am lost in this other world of my own creation.  So “Creator” and “Originator” seem quite appropriate.

BUT I have NEVER seen a description of a Writer so beautifully and eloquently done as it was done by Morgan over at Booknvolume. https://booknvolume.com/

This is what she had to say:

“To Write; To Paint with Words as an Artist Bedecks his canvas with hues and shades and layers of pigmentation; To Sing a Melody upon which the gaze may Linger and over which the Heart may Muse again and again: To Create visual Splendour with grammar and language that is, perhaps, fundamentally underutilized or neglected ( and to use Capitalization in the most maddening, although previously explained, manner), to me, is the most Beguiling form of Intoxication in which I could ever take Pleasure and, for you, Dear Intrepid Reader, to Undertake the Journey; to Brave the Frontier of Superfluous Verbosity and reach the shore with a Smile (though, perchance, to some extent exhausted), is, Hopefully, far more Rewarding an Endeavor than many.”

Just amazing!

This woman is a multi-faceted talent!  Please be sure to read the entire post and browse her blog.  Her writing is beautiful, alluring, often sensual and always a delightful surprise!

Thank you Morgan https://booknvolume.com/2017/06/07/happy-bnversary-four-years-of-blather/  (see the entire post here) for your eloquence and beauty.  You are an inspiration to readers and romantics everywhere!

About Penny Wilson Writes

I am a freelance writer that writes in several genres. I've had a successful blog with a growing and loyal following for more than 5 years. I've written articles for Counseling Directory .org, Introvert Dear .com and WOW Women on Writing. I'm currently working on my first novel. You can find more of my writings on my blog at: https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow me on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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17 Responses to What is a Writer?

  1. Loved this post. Sometimes a writer is hard to define. I love your content and I’m looking forward to reading your future posts.

    Come visit some time!

    💗, Mena from noirerewritten.com

  2. [ Smiles ] A very nice way of describing writing!

  3. Morgan says:

    Oh Penny, I am In Tears! Thank You More than I could EVER say. You Honour Me and I am Touched to my Spirit.
    Bless You my Friend! May the Blessing of words never part from you 🙂

  4. Pingback: What is a Writer? | Booknvolume

  5. What a lovely way to describe it! Tugs at my heart!

  6. macjam47 says:

    What a lovely tribute you paid Morgan. She is an amazing author, poet, and friend.

  7. That is a lovely description! Thanks for sharing Morgan’s work Penny!

  8. Beautifully written!

  9. Wow…a true artist! ❤ So beautifully written.
    Jo-Ann

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