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Caring for Your Writer – 10 Easy Steps for Friends & Family

Ok, this was just too good to pass up. Great advice for those wondering what to do with their writer …


Congratulations!  You are now the proud owner of a writer!  Your writer will perform amazing tricks for you, such as spending hours and hours by themselves working on something that they may never finish. Or, accumulating a small collection of editors who thank them for their work but it’s just not right for this publication.

You may be wondering how to feed and care for this moody and reclusive creature, who is “writing a novel” but won’t tell you what it’s about.  Writers need specialized care, so here are 10 easy Do’s and Don’ts to take care of this special breed.

  1. Do give them a minimum of 1 hour of writing time per day.  For many writers it may be more, but this is the minimum for a writer to stay healthy.  Also do not make your writer feel guilty about this.  It is really hard for them…

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  1. June 24, 2013 at 6:49 am

    Thanks for the re-blog, Dave! I’m glad you enjoyed the post!

  2. June 26, 2013 at 5:07 am

    This post from Word Savant has practically gone viral 🙂 It’s a great one. I want to print it off and give it to my husband as a not-too-subtle hint of what he can do for me on my birthday (and every day after) 😉

    • June 26, 2013 at 9:44 am

      Ha ha. I agree one hundred percent. I thought it was the perfect thing for my wife to read. So, instead of printing it, I just emailed her the link and told her to read it. She did, and she thought it was great. And now, she knows how to take care of her writer 🙂

  1. April 22, 2014 at 1:07 am

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