You Know You're a Writer When
You know you're a writer when
. . . You'll never forgive your parents for your happy childhood.
. . . The doctor tells you that you have terminal cancer and you think, "I can use this."
. . . You accidentally sign a check with your pen name.
. . . You know more than ten synonyms for "blue."
. . . You write your Christmas letter as if it were War and Peace.
Many readers will recognize themselves in this collection of observations about the eccentric, quirky, word-obsessedcondition that is being a writer.
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