A Writer’s Legacy

I hope people will read my writings after I have ceased to be. This is perhaps somewhat peculiar in that I possess no certainty of life after death (being inclined to agnosticism). If one will have no awareness after one has shuffled off this mortal coil, then why concern oneself with the survival of one’s writings? None the less I do (as stated above) hope that my work will survive and in some small way enrich the lives of future generations. Kevin

Kyle Hughes

Death, the one thing that is inevitable. It cannot be stopped. Life can be prolonged but death cannot be conquered. It comes from the darkness, taking its due.

But not all is sadness, for as writers, we have abilities that can even live long past our own death.

I am talking about our legacy.

We write stories each day. We create epic journeys of heroes conquering evil, of forgotten races rising from the depths and of love appearing in places of darkness; and we sometimes forget that we can change peoples lives.

We as writers can change so many peoples lives, every single day.

With this post, however, I am speaking about, in particular, our legacy.

The Macmillian Dictionary states legacy as,” something that someone has achieved that continues to exist after they stop working or die.”

I strongly believe that a writer’s legacy is incredibly important. Our life stories…

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