Today’s prompt asks: Tell us something most people probably don’t know about you.
What don’t you know about me? I think I probably covered every fact, and everything there is to know about me in my award posts and about. What more is there?
Well, there is this one thing. I am not sure if you know this already. I am sure as hell annoy about it but I find that only on WordPress people take me seriously as writer. When I’m away from my computer, when I tell people I’m a writer in a public event or social gathering, they would take one look at me up and down and would scoff(some imaginary scoff) and they would be like, “yeah right, you’re a writer, keep telling yourself that.” Most don’t say it but they sure imply it.
What is wrong with me being a writer? I want to ask but I never have the guts to. Is it because of my size, my appearance, my ethnicity, my accent? Too small of a person to have such a big dream?
I feel like that’s what people in reality tend to do, judge others by their appearance. Just because someone isn’t attractive or native to the country or speaks with an accent doesn’t make them a bad writer or speaker or bad anything in this case. Not all writers are attractive or speak English without an accent. Those things are just what make them unique.
That’s what I like about being here, on WordPress. Here, as long as you keep working at it, you’ll get noticed. Here, people don’t know who you are. If they’re curious enough, they’ll look at your profile page or your about page but I learn that some people’s profile are very broad, very general. They don’t really tell you about them at all.
Also, here, all you have are the pictures provided by the blogger and their tiny tend-to-be blurry gravatar to let you get the sense of what they look like. Still you wouldn’t have a clue how they talk. Wait, what if they don’t provide a picture at all?
See, that’s the difference. Here, people will only judge me by the words I write and not what I look like or talk like. Out there is the exact opposite and how I long to have the two worlds combine.