Meme of the Week #22 – All the Writers!

This week, we thought we’d start the conversation about the perceptions of writers and writing with a humorous take.  Remember these memes from a few years ago?

Well, we dove back into the recesses of the internet to find some classics about academia and writing…like this one:

and this one:

or these perceptions about specific types of writers:

Notice how the final panel is the least glamorous look at the art of writing? Writers tend to think the worst of their work – but let’s start considering ways we can turn our feelings about that final panel around!

Here’s a start: read Anne Lamott’s famous essay “Shitty First Drafts” and acknowledge that it’s a process to create greatness.

So, just do it: start typing!


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