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    In search of my marbles ElaineA's Avatar
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    Writeaholics Annonymous

    Hi....I'm Elaine. I'm a Writeaholic. It's been less than one minute since my last microscopic look at the commas in my manuscript.

    My kitchen looks like a health violation waiting to happen.
    I haven't gotten out of my pajamas yet today.
    I haven't showered in 36 hours (but I did brush my teeth).

    I...can't...stop...

    Anyone else want to join Writeaholics Annonymous?

    (We could use some sponsors, if anyone's found the cure.)

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    When All Else Fails, Lavern It© Lavern08's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ElaineA View Post

    Anyone else want to join Writeaholics Annonymous?
    Maybe.

    Do you have any snacks?

    Don't rush me, I'm working on it!



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    I've always wonder why people make up an addiction and append it with "aholic?" That works with alcohol: alcoholic. But the word isn't writeahol. So you wouldn't be a writeaholic. You'd be a writeic.

    Hmm. Maybe I'm a grammaric.
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    A writeic makes me think of a wry tic. But they're so small; it's hard to judge their emotions accurately. (And they don't like it when I stare.)

    I don't know if I'm a fellow grammaric (your Gramma's called what?) or just a nitwit. I strongly suspect the latter.

    But it would be nice to be a writeic, or writeaholic. I think my writing's sadly too under control at the moment...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Corussa View Post

    A writeic makes me think of a wry tic. But they're so small; it's hard to judge their emotions accurately. (And they don't like it when I stare.)


    ...And they tend to be kinda nervous.

    Don't rush me, I'm working on it!



    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis View Post
    Yeah, I know Ted, but Vernie is hawt nice.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadow_Ferret View Post
    But the word isn't writeahol. So you wouldn't be a writeaholic. You'd be a writeic.
    HAHA! I thought about what the word could be before I wrote it down. I backspaced, thought some more, wrote writerholic, backspaced again then decided...well you don't want to know what my brain said...it makes me look bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lavern08 View Post
    Maybe.

    Do you have any snacks?
    I think the requisite snacks are chocolate, cupcakes and...wings? But because of the state of a Writic's--is that the proper term?--kitchen, it will have to be store-bought. Sorry!

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