I was re-watching one of my favourite films the other day (Mary and Max) and the obese Jewish/Atheist main character with Asperger’s syndrome listed his favourite-sounding words. (Intrigued? You should definitely check that film out if you haven’t, it’s fantastically
More famous writers than you probably realise were alcoholics. And judging by their game it doesn’t seem to have negatively impacted the quality of their work. I sometimes have a drink while writing and find it helps my creativity greatly.
Yesterday, unable to face the monster word document of my second draft lurking away in my hard drive, I pulled out a notepad and started scribbling. An hour later, I found I’d rewritten an entire chapter of my book from