Do Not Disturb

This is pretty much my life right now.  Stories pop into my head and claw on my brain until I get it on paper.  Gruesome visual I know but I assure you it is exactly that painful.  I swear my ideas keep getting longer and longer.  Currently I’m in the zone.  I’ve written over 15,000 words in a week.  I imagine it’ll end at around 50,000.  
Writing is an odd hobby.  It’s relaxing and infuriating at the same time.  I feel bad for Danny because I’m a pretty rotten wife and awful company these days.  All I want to do is write and even the sweetest distraction can feel irritating.  Thankfully he is very patient and, hopefully, I can hit a record on story completion so that I can return to real life. 
In the meantime, quotes from famous writers:

“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.”

—George Orwell 
“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.”
—Virginia Woolf

“Each writer is born with a repertory company in his head. Shakespeare has perhaps 20 players. … I have 10 or so, and that’s a lot. As you get older, you become more skillful at casting them.”
—Gore Vidal

“I don’t need an alarm clock. My ideas wake me.”
—Ray Bradbury, WD

“Write while the heat is in you. … The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.”
—Henry David Thoreau

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