You know you’re a writer when… one of your favourite writerly bloggy buddies crafts an absurdly brilliant, witty, sharply observed and generally totally magnificent blog post that you just wish wish wish you’d written yourself … and you’re caught between feeling awed by their precision and talent, and jealous in a deeply unattractive, green-eyed monsterish way, that you didn’t think of it first…
I thought I’d have a little fun today so I gave myself an hour to come up with as many different situations I could think of when you know you’re a writer. So, you know when you’re a writer when…
- Every argument you have becomes fodder for your WIP, but smarter, snappier and with you winning.
- You would rather spend time on your WIP than do work that pays more in a day than you book will likely earn in a month.
- You love every part of your WIP.
- You hate every part of your WIP.
- You know what WIP means.
- You stop a conversation mid-sentence to write down a plot point that’s just occurred to you.
- You cannot stop thinking about your novel. Ever. Even in your dreams.
- You know your main character better than your best friend.
- You have conversations with your characters in your head.
- Your friends stop asking about…
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