Wednesday, May 19, 2010

10 Ways to Know You're a Writer

  1. You'd rather write than eat.
  2. When you have to eat you bring your laptop to the table and sneak in a few bites between typewritten words.
  3. Everyone you know is a potential character in your next story.
  4. Everyone you meet is a potential character in your next story.
  5. You find spiritual applications in most everything you experience and imagine building devotionals around them.
  6. Your emails are almost always three times longer than your friends' emails.
  7. You can't stop yourself from editing your friends' emails.
  8. Next to photos of your children and grandchildren, your most prized possession is your box of journals.
  9. The most frustrating thing that happens to you is waking up at 2:00 in the morning with a killer writing idea and convincing yourself there's no way you'll forget it, only to lose it completely when you go back to sleep.
  10. You make a list of 10 ways to know you're a writer.


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