Things to Never Say to a Writer

I’m always honest about my “temporarily abandoned” computer file full of things that will never see the light of day without major re-work, if ever. “Writing a book must be easy” is one of the sentiments that makes my teeth hurt. These others are right up there.

A Writer's Path

by Elisabeth Wong

Alright, there’s just no denying it: we’re crazy. We just… we’re… I mean, yeah, everyone’s crazy to a certain extent, but being a writer is like the legal, non-institutionalized way of actually being insane.

Look at us. We talk about characters like they’re real or something. (Which they are, just… just by the way.)

Chances are, you’ve got a friend/ex-friend(?) who loves/loved to write. And you’re not exactly sure how to deal with this social recluse, this person who feels like they live more in a novel than in the actual world.

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