For one to be an opera singer, it requires one to have a strong voice and train for years. To be a composer, it requires one to have sharp hearing ability, to be a dancer, one need to have a flexible and fit body and to be an actor; one should have the ability to recall well lines. Therefore, visual arts nears or approaches writing with regard to easiness. For instance, when some remarks are made, it is easy to tell if someone is talented or not. Hence, this is likely to occur when people no longer perceive unusual ability sets an artist apart.
Contrary to writing, many people have a conviction that they themselves have a book in their head, which they could write when they got time. There is some reality in this concept because some people have got book in them because they have had experience in life that others would want to read about. It should be noted that this is not the same thing as being a writer. Or if compared to weird way; everybody has the potential to dig a hole in the cemetery but this does not mean that everyone is a grave digger. Being a grave digger, it demands a strong stamina and perseverance. It is also type of activity that is symbolic in nature in that you represent anxieties, fantasies and superstition. As a grave-digger, you represent mortality since you deal with the dead. This is similar to any public role as that of a Writer and also as a significance of that role; its symbolic and emotional content differs or varies over time.