A reluctant reader found solace in parkour and then he began writing about it.
This semester I started blogging. At first I was not amused by it whatsoever. In fact, I strongly disliked it. I was doing it only for the sake of my grades, not because I truly enjoyed it. Then it all changed when I read the book Bird By Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne LaMotte. This book gave me the urge to write, which was baffling for me because I have never wanted to write before in my life. It was a new feeling but a good feeling, and I loved it.
Anne LaMotte describes writing in such a beautiful way. She makes it seem fun and enjoyable, unlike the educational system that I am used to. She describes it as a way for us to “feed the soul” and “decrease our sense of isolation” (237). She tells you as a writer to just throw down your…
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