A while ago, I posted Date a Girl Who Reads which is a splendid piece of the values of reading. After being tipped off to this essay, and reading it, I had to share it with you as well.
Date A Girl Who Writes by Effie Sapuridis
Date a girl who writes. Date a girl who admires the calligraphy of Ancient China more than the latest fall line. She has ink smudges on her fingers, sometimes on her cheeks. Date a girl who comes with a list of unfinished poems, underdeveloped characters, incomplete plot lines, who has been writing since she could read.
Find a girl who writes. Look for the girl with frazzled hair and a pen behind her ear. She’s the one who spends hours deciding which new notebook to buy, only to cave and buy three, the one who rarely makes a grammatical error. If you were…