Writing helps the writer in several ways, and could help one, a thousand, or a million readers. Just with a pure product of the mind. What a magical thing.

When I write and publish it online, I clarify my thoughts. I organize my mind and myself. I find practical solutions to everyday problems. I discover interests that I didn’t really know I had. I make new connections over shared interests. At no cost to me, just a little time and focus.

So writing is great just for the simple, direct benefits it gives me. But what really amazes me about writing is that it can…