Ok, I Admit it: I’m a Writing Addict

Confessions of a humor columnist

The 12-Step Program for Better Writing

Exercise. Here, the author makes an excellent point that exercise releases endorphins that make you happy. Well, so does writing, so there’s no real benefit to be perceived yet. But then I noticed that her form of exercise is sword-fighting with her husband! While that may well be a good aerobic workout, I would suggest this sort of activity be done much later in the writing process, preferably after filing for divorce, as hand-to-hand combat is more effective during child custody negotiations. Still, I respect her hidden Freudian desire to maim her spouse — shows Chutzpah.


Well, I hope you learned something today, either about yourself, or just the process of writing. I also hope you can get over writer’s block. It’s much easier than you think.

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