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    Posted on Nov 1, 2014

    24 Truths All Writers And Authors Know

    A synopsis? You want me to summarize my entire novel IN ONE PAGE???

    1. Caffeine means everything to you.

    Marvel

    2. You spend more time writing than you do at school or work.

    3. You’ve edited your book so much you could probably quote it by heart.

    Cartoon Network

    4. You can’t stand those, “I’m a writer, but I don’t do any writing” types.

    Fox

    5. Everyone in your life is afraid of being in your next novel.

    Nickelodeon

    6. Especially after what happened in the LAST ONE!!!

    TriStar Pictures

    7. You spend almost as much time writing as you do procrastinating writing.

    HBO

    8. You've stayed up all night finishing your first draft or trying to make your deadline.

    9. Your boss is going to fire you, or your teacher fail you, if they catch you writing again.

    BBC One

    10. But at the same time, you couldn't really care less.

    Pixar

    11. The carpal tunnel. THE CARPAL TUNNEL BURNS!!!

    The CW

    12. Your family complains that they never see you, but they just can't see the depths of your literary vision.

    13. You find the expectations that agents and publishing companies have to be quite ridiculous.

    Nickelodeon

    14. You’re on the third novel in your series, even though the first one has yet to be sold.

    HBO

    15. Your characters are closer to you than your friends are. After all, you made them up!

    Warner Bros.

    16. You’re constantly daydreaming of how to wreck said characters' lives and make them miserable, all to further the plot.

    Lionsgate

    17. You wish that your imaginary world was the world you live in, and eventually, it starts looking like it more and more.

    Fox

    18. You’re 90% sure that if you were evaluated by a psychologist, you’d be committed in a NaNoWriMo minute.

    Fox

    19. You failed your math exam, but you finished editing your book! Who needs a degree anyway when you’re a starving artist?

    Comedy Central

    20. You’ve been rejected by publishing companies so many times that now it’s starting to be slightly funny. After the tears stop pouring out of your eyes, of course.

    Warner Bros.

    21. When you’ve considered exchanging your first born for a publishing contract, you know you’re getting desperate.

    DreamWorks Animation

    22. But you know the first time someone reads your work, it's all going to be worth it.

    New Line Cinema

    23. Because all writers ever want to do is to change the world, and one day, you’re going to :)

    Lionsgate

    24. So don't ever, ever give up.

    NBC
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