Quick Links: Are You a Writer or a Storyteller?

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This is actually a really interesting post by K.M. Weiland at Helping Writer’s Become Authors.  I had actually been thinking about this very subject since I am a great storyteller but my writing needs work. Check it out and see what you think. Are you more a writer or a storyteller or are you very clever and are both?

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Are You a Writer or a Storyteller?

“I am a writer!”

This is one of the most important and freeing statements any of us ever makes. It’s almost a rite of passage. The moment you can look your banker/hairdresser/pastor/aunt in the eye and tell them (without mumbling) that you are writer, hear you type—well, then, congratulations, you’ve crossed an important threshold in claiming your power as an artist.

However, not to complicate your victory or anything, but what you may really be trying to tell Pastor John and Aunt Lucy is that you’re a storyteller. Or maybe you’re a storytelling writer. Or is it a writing storyteller?

Or maybe I’m just nitpicking, because aren’t they basically the same thing? Aren’t “writer” and “storyteller” pretty much interchangeable?

Yes and no.

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