Cacoethes Scribendi

6 July 2006

5 highly irritating questions

…accompanied by their missing answers.

1. why am i writing?

2. who am i writing to or for?

3. why am i writing *here*?

4. which voice shall i use this time?

5. why should i use that particular voice?

and a BONUS SIXTH!!! question:

6. how can we write with any confidence whatsoever when there is SO MUCH that we have yet to read?


and those,
my friend,
are my questions.



  1. Ah, just shut up and keep writing! Well, maybe you don’t have to exactly shut up. Let me rephrase that… keep writing… and here, or otherwise i’d never read it.

    Comment by Dave Alpert — 6 July 2006 @ 9:13 am

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