5 Ways Writers are Like Wizards

Andrew Ellis
4 min readJun 1, 2022
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Writers are like wizards because, just like wizards, they use words to cast spells. Words can be used to create a sense of wonder and excitement or to motivate and inspire people. As a writer, you also have the ability to communicate complex concepts in a way that is easy for people to understand. Like responsible wizards, writers use their power for good, making the world a better place through the magic of their words.

Writers use words to create magic

It’s no secret that words have power. After all, we use words to communicate our thoughts and feelings, build relationships, and express ourselves. But words can also be used to create magic. Just think about the last time you read a book that transported you to another world or how a well-written article can make you see an issue in a whole new light.

Words have the power to inspire, comfort, and motivate. They can lift us up when we’re feeling down, and give us the strength to keep going when things are tough. In a world where so much is beyond our control, it’s reassuring to know that we can harness the power of words to create our own magic.

The next time you’re feeling lost or uncertain, pick up a pen and let the magic flow. You might just be surprised at what you can achieve.

Writers can disappear into other worlds

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Have you ever found yourself lost in a book? I don’t mean simply caught up in the story, but truly transported to another world, one that feels just as real as our own. For me, that’s the sign of a great book. It means that the writer has done their job well. One of the primary goals of writing is to transport the reader away from their everyday life and into a world of make-believe.

What better way to escape reality than entering a world full of mythical creatures and impossible landscapes? When done well, writing can be a powerful form of escapism. Anytime you find yourself transported to another world by a piece of writing, take a moment to appreciate the skill of the writer who created it. And who knows? Maybe one day you’ll be the…

Andrew Ellis

Futurist, traveler & founder of a company called Trovert. I enjoy writing about things that are good for the soul.