It is an illness to choose to write without publishing your ideas

Samuel Madu
2 min readSep 7, 2023
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What are you waiting for and why do you pile up your writing without seeking any visibility? Why would you choose to create without sharing?

I know exactly who you are. You have talents but you have no judgment and you are scared of that thing called judgment too.

It sounds fun to tell people that you are a writer, It sounds fun to feel like you are telling your stories through the written word but why will you deprive yourself of the most critical fun you can ever have?

I know being in front of people and an audience and having your work read and judged can be too much but there are some things in life we can’t escape

The moment you signed up to be a writer, you signed up to be a public property. You have given a little bit of your right to the public. The public now owns you because without them most of the things you write are meaningless

We write for people. To entertain them, to educate them, or to pass on information to them. Since man figured out words and how to write it has been the second best way to communicate (if not the best).

So to write is to share. You are not writing for yourself. Writers who want to tell themselves that or think they are writing for themselves are hiding from something…