Disturbing a writer whilst they are at the creative coalface is not advisable. Writers are dealing with so much in fantasy land that any sort of interruption or disturbance can make them see red.
When should you avoid disturbing a writer?
- If the writer has overcomea painful episode of writer’s block and has just started writing. Disturbing a writer in this situation could result in you receiving a screech, a yell or even a scream.
- If the writer is in the middle of writing a steamy romantic scene and is showing visible signs of literary enjoyment (cheeky smile, wide eyes and flushed cheeks). Avoid disturbing the writer in this situation, if you do disturb you are in danger of receiving a loud sigh or a roll of the eyes.
- If the writer is huffing and puffing over a plot or character issue. They need to be given time to work…
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The music blared over the speakers as I reached for my stylus, certain of its position because I always kept it in the same place. He has always been so kind, helping me with learning where to put things and setting me at ease over my overly dilated pupils.
“We match,” he joked as he removed his glasses and allowed me a closer look.
I’d never felt so close to him except for when we danced. I loved to dance with him because all that mattered was the music and the feeling of our bodies together, two becoming one.
He encouraged me to read and keep up with my writing as much as ever and massaged my weary legs and feet at the end of each day. Often words were not necessary.
I could talk freely about how I thought about the others and wondered why they hadn’t clung onto the will to survive. They hadn’t wanted to be here, but I did. I liked being here.
I’m borrowing this quiz from my friend at The Catz Meow!
How old are you? —— 38
Favorite TV show? —– Downton Abbey, Rizzoli and Isles, Wayward Pines
Favorite Color? —– purple, pink and silver
How would you decorate your home? —– My favorite style is a mix of traditional, Edwardian antique, Asian and contemporary.
Pets? —– four month old tabby kitten, Sadie
Favorite book? —– The Great Gatsby
Last place I visited? —– It’s been too long to recall
Studying in college? —– Journalism
Secret Celeb Crush? —– It’s no secret that I adore Hugh Bonneville
Favorite Social Media Site? —– Twitter and Tumblr
Favorite Food? — spinach lasagna
Favorite Place I’ve Visited? —– Texas gulf coast
Family Members? —– One mom, one grandma, one grandpa, one aunt, one cousin
Where do you see yourself in 5 years? —– being a journalist!
Politics? —– I do not like politics because the real points get convoluted. I am more liberal than not.
Coffee or tea? —– Both. I love coffee but also have an affinity for black tea.
Favorite movie? —– Anything with Elizabeth McGovern
Kids? —– Unlikely but one never knows
Place you want to retire? —– London
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