On Writers and Writing

I’m not sure how the two pieces of this puzzle fit together, but it seems that many successful (read prolific) writers are also talkers. Every synapse that fires results in a torrent of words describing even mundane actions or thoughts. Coupled with the common perception that writing is a solitary life I wonder: Do they talk because they spend so much time alone that they have this overwhelming need to converse? I’ve certainly experienced that. Or does verbosity just bubble out of them, overflow onto the page?
It isn’t an all or nothing combination, I’m sure, but it must help in being able to transcribe thoughts onto paper. Does that mean I need to think more?

I’ll have to think about that.


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