Why I Want To Write

Thursday, 13 April 2017




books, writing, my book, i'm writing a book, author, goals, deep, honest, real, truth, speak, yo, amelia mandeville


So if you guys have been following us for a while, you will know I have a goal in life. I want to be a writer, I guess you could argue that I am writing right now as you read this, therefore, I am a writer, which I guess is very true. I applaud you young or old one, good argument points used there, be sure to bring those skills up in the debate team. However I am not being paid to write this, one day I want to be paid to write. I want to say it's my job, I want to say I'm working, and just sit on my laptop and type type type away. I want to unravel myself away in the 26 letters jumbled together into words. I want to do it so badly.

And I don't want to write just anything, I don't want to write articles or factual information. I want to write fictional stories. I want to be an author. I want it so much that sometimes, I stand in a bookshop and feel myself tear up imagining my book on that YA shelf, my name on that book. 'One day,' I turn to the unfortunate person I dragged into this shop, 'One day my book will be on there,' I say. However, I'm not sure how much I believe it.

Just because you want something doesn't mean you're going to get it. So what am I doing about that? I'm doing what I like....writing. I mean it's a win win really, I get to what I love, fuels me deep within my veins, my heart, my brain, I get to explore my characters, my stories, and then potentially one day I can send it to someone in the hopes of being published. And so far I have experienced no's but hey that doesn't mean one day I won't experience a yes. I'm waiting for that yes. I'm working for that yes.

Why do I want to be an author? Because it's one of the things I have found that makes me feel something. I go to bed every single night thinking of a story, it helps me relax, it helps me actually go to sleep. I sometimes pretend I'm in the situation of my characters, my characters are real. They're real to me, and I want them to be real to other people. And one day they will be, that's the goal. 

What's your goal? Because goals are here for us to reach them, so what's your plan?

Leave a comment down below

-A,x

15 comments:

  1. My goal is to become an experimental physicist. I have fallen in love with the field and I am so determined to make it as a scientist who can take steps to figuring out the biggest questions humanity has ever had about the Earth. As a black woman, I feel like I have the opportunity to bring a new voice to the field of experimental physics. That's my goal :)

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    1. Oooooh no way, that is so cool! You go reach that goal!!
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  2. Hey Amelia, I hope you're doing well. Your blog post is so good! I love reading your blogs, they are so honest. I would also one day love to read one of your fictional stories as I reckon they would be amazing. I admire how you are still continuing to push forward and reach for that yes you deserve. I know it sucks to get rejection, like with job interviews and with my life fowl career, I have to learn how to accept rejection in the media industry and take it as a learning curve. It's not nice, but it gets easier knowing that I can just keep improving on my projects and know that one day my visions will be shared with everyone. I do still share my work even if it has been rejected as I am still proud of what I worked on and gives me the chance to understand why it wasn't chosen. But havingpositve feedback from everyone really helps me carry on. Have you ever thought of releasing a rough chapter to one of your stories on your blog? �� As that would be amazing!! Sorry for the essay, thank you for everything and I wish you the best with everything you want to achieve and fingers crossed all goes well for you. Much Love Jemma Kinzett ��

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    1. Awww Jemma,

      This is such a lovely comment, honestly thank you so much.

      -A,x

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  3. I don't have lifelong goals just yet but my goal for this year is to try and make my new blog (this one!) a success, or at least read by a few more people. I love the idea of blogging because I also absolutely love writing, and clothes obvs. Love this post & love your videos xx

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    1. Oooooh, I'm going to go check out your blog now :)

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  4. Hey Amelia, that is great. Just keep going. Actually after some problems I faced in life, I started writing too. And it occupies my whole nights. I'm just so passionate about it but I don't think I'll ever get published. But it doesn't really matter cause I love it and it builds me up. It makes me feel strong giving life to characters. So don't really feel bad if you haven't got a Yes yet...cause it's gonna happen some time soon. Keep writing gal❤️

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    1. Writing just helps, so much. it always helps.

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  5. My goal is to become someone who makes a change in the world wether that be through acting or photography (I'm at drama school atm so we'll see where that gets me) I think creativity can be very powerful and I want to see more good things happening in the world because of it!

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    1. Ooooh I like that, I get that sort of goal. Wanting to change someone, have an effect

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  6. this honestly inspires me so much, i love you amelia!!!! and you so deserve every success after having such a rubbish time in school! ps- i really want to know if you ever not wear black nail varnish hahaha im making it my goal to spot a video of you wearing non-black varnish lol

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    1. Awww thank you!!

      Hahahaha, there is pictures and videos of me not wearing black nail varnish out there. You just gotta search for it. ooooh lets make it a challenge

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  7. This is so well written ;) I have been watching your videos for a long time, so I've known about how much you love to write, but this really shows your passion! The fact that you want your imaginations to come to life in other's minds just shows that you are destined to be a writer :) I'm so excited to read your books someday!

    IT WILL HAPPEN. Don't give up. Keep working hard - it always pays off.

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    1. Aww thanks so much Katrina, need that motivation!

      -A,x

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