Check out the book, Dr. Rayne’s Guide to Writerly Disorders, by Rayne Hall, as featured on the Rosie Amber blog
Dr Rayne’s Guide To Writerly Disorders: A Tongue-in-Cheek Diagnosis For What Ails Authors is a speedy read at just 35 pages. With around 80 quick witted and fun disorders which may affect any writer at any time, this book would make a good present for an author you might know. Some of my favourites were:
Distypea – the tendency to hit the wrong key,
Mad Blogger disease – mentally composing blog post material and tweets continually.
Mad Reviewer Disease – which I most definitely have.
Reichenback Falls Syndrome – when a character is killed but refuses to stay dead.
And Technobabble syndrome – a compulsion to insert scientific jargon which slows the book and makes little sense to the reader.
Recommended to bring a chuckle to…
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