My Mission as A Writer

Eshelle Butler was born and raised in Chicago Illinois. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago and has a BA in Marketing Communications and Journalism. She also has a background in music. In addition to being an Author, she is also a Poet, Screenwriter, and Blogger. Eshelle is divorced and has one child and currently resides in a small town outside of Chicago Illinois.
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Hey there, I hope you had a productive week. I know I have. Today I want to talk about what my mission is as a writer. Initially, when I first started writing many years ago, I didn’t have a set goal or a mission. I was only ten or eleven- years- old. I wrote for fun, there was no grand purpose and I wasn’t trying to become famous.
My writing was something that I did for myself. I never intended for anyone to ever read it. I was too afraid of being criticized or laughed at so I kept my talent to myself most of the time. Only a few choice friends knew what I was doing and never questioned it. It was just looked at as something that I did as a hobby. But as I grew older I began to get frustrated about writing. I started asking myself “Is it really worth doing all this work if no one was ever going to read it?” The answer was a big fat no. I started writing less and less thus.
Everything changed when I decided to self-publish and I could release two books in the same year. Once I decided to finally let the world read my work, I developed a mission. Now you might think that becoming the bestselling Author would be my focus and number one agenda. It is but that is not my mission. My mission as a writer is to write stories that move people and make them feel something.
I try to write about people that are going through hell and manage to break out of a bad situation despite all odds. If there is anyone, even if it’s just one person who reads one of my stories and gets something out of it