Last week, I wrote a post about How To Know You’re a Writer. It was well received, so I thought I’d expand upon. Without further ado: more ways you know you’re a writer.
- YOU CAN’T FOLLOW MOVIES, ESPECIALLY ONES YOU DON’T JUST LOVE. You try to pay attention. Seriously, you do. But your mind wanders over that writer’s block issue, or you start plotting out that next scene, or you develop a character’s backstory, and before you realize what’s happening ten minutes have past and you’re completely lost. Dang. Oh well. No use trying to follow the movie now. Back to that writer’s block/next scene/super-awesome character…. Please please please, someone tell me this isn’t just me!
- YOU COMPARE REAL LIFE PEOPLE (SUCH AS POTENTIAL DATING PARTNERS) TO THE FAVORITE CHARACTERS YOU’VE WRITTEN. OR READ. BUT ESPECIALLY WRITTEN. If you’re strong enough to avoid this pitfall, know you are lucky…
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