Accepting The Weird In You – A Writers Must #1000speak

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Accepting the weird in you - a writers must

Weird, weirdo, strange, unusual, abnormal, not normal, odd, freaky, eccentric, all words I’ve been called over the years. But why? Why have we (society) corrupted the words weird and inserted negative meaningsinto them? I don’t know about anyone else but I wasn’t party to the memo telling me the ‘Normal Police’ had been legislatedand were arresting anyone who showed even a hint of stepping over the acceptedline. I know humans are conformists, but really?

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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10 Responses to Accepting The Weird In You – A Writers Must #1000speak

  1. Interesting piece, Sue. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

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  2. Eliza Waters says:

    Weird is good! Forget conformity, embrace individuality! 🙂

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  3. I accepted this years ago – my family agree!


    • Sue Vincent says:

      I gave my sons a choice when they were coming up to their teens… I could do ordinary Mumsy and not risk embarassing them, or do the normal weird… they chose the later. So it is their own fault 😉


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