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Road Trip Wednesday #101: Your #1 Reason for Writing

Aw, man, now I really want to watch 101 Dalmatians.
Welcome to our 101st Road Trip Wednesday!

Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. In the comments, you can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic.

We'd love for you to participate! Just answer the prompt on your own blog and leave a link - or, if you prefer, you can include your answer in the comments.



This Week's Topic:
What's your numero-uno reason for writing?

Road Trip Song of the Week:
"One (Blake's Got a New Face)" by Vampire Weekend
Emilia Plater

Emilia is a YA author who avoids studying, food that isn't covered in cheese, and waking up before 10:30AM whenever possible. A bundle of confusions.

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48 comments:

  1. Wheeeeeee

    http://zapslobstertank.blogspot.com/2011/10/rtw-because-i-never-want-to-do-anything.html

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  2. This was a blast:

    http://seepamwrite.blogspot.com/2011/10/rtw-why-we-write.html

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  3. Maybe, maybe I took this a little too seriously.

    http://novellinguist.blogspot.com/2011/10/road-trip-wednesday-101.html

    But I really want to read everyone else's!

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  4. Loved this one!

    http://www.yahighway.com/2011/10/road-trip-wednesday-101-your-1-reason.html

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  5. Easy. Peasy.

    http://alisonmiller20.blogspot.com/2011/10/rtw-in-name-of-love.html

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  6. Love this one.

    http://meredithmccardle.com/?p=573

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  7. Great topic!

    http://tarawriter.blogspot.com/2011/10/road-trip-wednesday-1.html

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  8. http://readingontheftrain.blogspot.com/2011/10/road-trip-wednesday-why-do-i-write.html

    It's RTW lite, since I'm posting from my iPad...I'll link when I get home, promise!

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  9. A soul-searching topic this week, guys! Here's my take:

    http://www.colindsmith.com/blog/2011/10/19/rtw-number-one-reaso/

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  10. Here's mine: http://www.rebeccabehrens.com/2011/10/rtw-license-to-tell.html

    (Belated congrats on 100 RTWs!)

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  11. Another fabulous topic... fun to think about!

    katyupperm.com

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  12. This is probably the easiest RTW ever. http://aliciagregoire.blogspot.com/2011/10/why-i-write.html

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  13. Here's my answer, short and sweet: http://theunemployedbooklover.blogspot.com/2011/10/gotta-write.html

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  14. This is the first Road Trip I could have answered in four words...I didn't :) but I could have.

    http://jennhoffine.blogspot.com/2011/10/road-trip-wednesday_19.html

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  15. Good topic this week

    http://kiwislife.blogspot.com/2011/10/rtw-101-reason-to-write.html

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  16. My first time participating! Yay!

    What a simple question, but no simple answers ...

    http://www.julianahaygert.com/2011/10/19/rtw-number-one-reason-for-writing/

    Thanks =)

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  17. Ah, an easy one! Here's mine:

    http://thewordsonpaper.blogspot.com/2011/10/rtw-reasons-for-writing.html

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  18. Here's mine:

    http://daydreamertowriter.blogspot.com/2011/10/number-ones.html

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  19. I might not be Aladdin, but I do want to take people to a whole new world! Love this topic!

    A Whole New World

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  20. Here's mine

    http://www.katescottwrites.com/

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  21. Finally, I have time to answer before noon! Here's my response !

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  22. It'll be interesting to see people's responses to this one... :)

    Here's mine!

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  23. here's mine!

    http://www.stephaniekuehn.com/2011/10/rtw-finding-meaning.html

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  24. I've missed doing Road Trip Wednesdays! Glad to be back. :) Here's mine:

    http://glissadesandgabble.blogspot.com

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  25. Here's my response! http://wp.me/pUnjt-2u

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  26. A successful RTW, to say the least? How could any writer stay quiet about this?

    http://asiamorela.wordpress.com/2011/10/19/because-one-life-isnt-enough-rtw/

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  27. Mine!

    http://ohthevoices.blogspot.com/2011/10/road-trip-wednesday-why-i-write.html

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  28. A little late, but here's mine: http://kathleenpeacock.blogspot.com/2011/10/standing-still-is-scarier-than-moving.html

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  29. Because I'm useless at everything else! :)

    http://jennalynwrite.blogspot.com/2011/10/ive-got-issues.html

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  30. My off-hand answer was going to be, "Because it gives the voices in my head something productive to do."

    But then I thought I should put some more serious thought into the question--and I came up with the same answer.

    And my voices gave a hearty, "Hear hear!"

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  31. This will be a fun one because everyone's answers will be so different! Here's mine.

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  32. AHHH, I could have gone on forever, but short and sweet is better.

    http://georgia-summers.blogspot.com/2011/10/road-trip-wednesday-id-say-id-love-you.html

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  33. It's cheaper than therapy. Buckle up road-trippers! Mine's a long, bumpy ride of an answer!

    :) XO/YA Colleen

    http://colleenclayton.wordpress.com/2011/10/19/477/

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  34. Here's mine :)

    http://briallison.blogspot.com/2011/10/road-trip-wednesday-understanding.html

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  35. Here's mine!

    http://jessicalovewrites.blogspot.com/2011/10/road-trip-wednesday-why-do-you-write.html

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  36. I'm laaaate. Oh well :)

    http://thefeatherandtherose.blogspot.com/2011/10/this-weeks-topic-whats-your-numero-uno.html

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  37. First of all, I love the 101 Dalmatians picture. I have a Dalmatian myself, and at one time had two.

    I'll have to respond to this post tomorrow. It might take me too long to think out properly, and I'm crunched for time. I'll be back tomorrow.

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  38. Mine is here! http://halibaumstein.tumblr.com/post/11694807492/road-trip-wednesday-101-whats-your-numero-uno

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  39. Not my RTW post--but YA Highway authors, stop by this post if you like–I’ve tagged you for a blog award! Thank you for fostering such a great community!

    http://readingontheftrain.blogspot.com/2011/10/what-was-i-just-saying-about-this.html

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