WRITING TIP: The antidote to sleepwalking through life

“The very reason I write is so that I might not sleepwalk through my entire life,” says Zadie Smith. For some of us, articulation is essential to being fully awake and alive. The act of writing helps us discover what we most care about, formulate and clarify what we think, and articulate what we most value. Our disparate parts meet, converse and integrate. If this is sounds like you, then writing is not optional — it’s essential.