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  1. semicolon

    semicolon Member

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    You know that you're a writer when...

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by semicolon, Aug 18, 2015.

    Finish the thought below...
    Here's mine...

    You know you're a writer when you're sitting in your public library writing on your laptop while sipping iced tea and listening to quiet music on headphones.
     
  2. Lea`Brooks

    Lea`Brooks Contributing Member Contributor

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    You know you're a writer when you carry notebooks in your purse to jot down ideas that randomly pop into your brain while doing random things...
     
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  3. Link the Writer

    Link the Writer Flipping Out For A Good Story. Contributor

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    You know you're a writer when...

    • You can't stop thinking about your own stories and characters, even when playing video games. (Damn you, Oblivion for having such a perfect character customization for me to make my characters! :p)

    • You play Super Smash Bros Wii U and pick characters from the roster that you think your characters would like.

    • You name your pet after one of your characters.
     
  4. dreamersky1212

    dreamersky1212 Active Member

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    ...when you start talking about your characters like they are alive.

    ...when you are convinced that every word is crap, but keep coming up with more.

    ...when you know more about your fictional world than what is going on in the actual world.
     
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  5. Aaron DC

    Aaron DC Contributing Member

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    ... you write for the pure, unadulterated pleasure of writing.
     
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  6. Selbbin

    Selbbin I hate you Contributor

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    ... other people call you one.
     
  7. No-Name Slob

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    You know you're a writer when ...

    Your notebook is full of really random phrases that look like the ravings of a mad person from the perspective of an outsider.

    Examples:

    Listen to music the way we used to
    Menkle Moose raised by mice
    Fantastic realism
    Affair. Both men played by same character
    Tongue too big for mouth
    Polk Street
    Leg warmers
    2015
    Are we reading?
    Documentary about documentaries
     
  8. Aaron DC

    Aaron DC Contributing Member

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    I have a friend who did a PhD on PhDs.
     
  9. No-Name Slob

    No-Name Slob Contributing Member Supporter Contributor

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    I'm going to do a documentary of a documentary of your friend getting his/her PhD in PhD's!!!
     
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  10. semicolon

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    Can I make a documentary about that documentary?
     
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  11. No-Name Slob

    No-Name Slob Contributing Member Supporter Contributor

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    Only if you title it Docuception
     
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    Ben414 Contributing Member Contributor

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    ... you know how to spell and pronounce "denouement."
     
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  13. Aaron DC

    Aaron DC Contributing Member

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    de nude mint yeah?
     
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  14. Ben414

    Ben414 Contributing Member Contributor

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    No, thank you. I just got out of the shower.
     
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    :superlaugh:
     
  16. Lewdog

    Lewdog Come ova here and give me kisses! Supporter Contributor

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    Hmm Mint smelling deodorant?
     
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    minstrel Leader of the Insquirrelgency Staff Supporter Contributor

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    You know you're a writer when you name yourself after one of your characters! Or, at least, his profession. ;)
     
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    Lyrical Frumious Bandersnatch

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    You hear some people's life stories and instantly start writing the novel of them in your head.
     
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    . . . You're published.
     
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    Hubardo Contributing Member Contributor

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    You know you're a writer when you're writing.
     
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    when...wherever you are, whatever you are doing, you find yourself thinking, "how would I write this?"
     
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    Adenosine Triphosphate Old Scratch Contributor

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    You know you're a writer when you get all the day's mandatory work done almost effortlessly, and you have at least four hours to spend writing before you eat dinner and go to bed, but you still feel like a bad, lazy person for wasting the first part of the day on the Internet instead of getting started then. :agreed:
     
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    You know that you're a writer when you reach the first human heart;
     
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    When you get so involved in what you are writing you forget to eat :(
     
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    ...when even your friends know who your trying to mimic during DnD :supercheeky:
     
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