A beautiful post on the power of writing and the journey of the writer finding her voice! Some powerful synchronicity here ❤
The other day during an interview I was asked, “Why English?”.
I gave the standard “I love reading. I’m good at research. I’ve always been pretty drawn to writing.”
Not lies. Not the truth.
My first degree (with identifying info blocked out… mostly…
I had never really considered why I chose English before; it was just something I did, not a choice I made. But, after being asked in an interview I started to think. Why did I choose English?! I could have just as easily pursued a science. I absolutely loved Astronomy and Geology. The knowledge and concepts were easy. The things I learned in those classes just made sense even before they were thoroughly explained. I liked being able to *experience* the knowledge. Not to just read about it and know. To actually go outside and soak up the light of the stars and to understand…
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