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Month: December 2020

Articles created in the month of December 2020

Self-examination vs Self-indulgence

Posted on December 10, 2020 by Franklyn Helfinstine
Self-examination is brutally honest.Self-indulgence is brutally maudlin.Writing requires the writer to be harshly candid about motive, intent, and goal, which, needless to say, mean self-examination.However, too little sincerity becomes self-indulgence, that is self-pitying.Writers got to know why they're writing, their motive.Could it be for the money, acclaim, or self-satisfaction? Could it be to see, entertain, or convince the reader? Could it be to satisfy a need to titillate, deceive, or subvert the reader? The writer should be sincere when she or he considers the desire...