Writing Addiction!


I’m not sure when writing addiction kicks in because it sneaks up on a writer – I have no idea when or even how, I just know that it’s there and I recognize some of the signs.

  • I know that when I go to sleep, I linger with my characters and plots.
  • I wake up and find my thoughts immediately turn to the story I am working on.
  • During the day, I’ll lose my place with what I am doing because my thoughts have drifted to my characters and action.
  • I think more clearly with a pen in my hand.
  • I get excited by blank paper, particularly thick pads of it.
  • I know that a “good” day is a day I get some writing done and a “bad” day is when I do not – no matter the other circumstances or achievements.

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