To help you avoid embarrassment, judgement, and condemnation, I’ve compiled a brief writer’s jargon glossary of terms I learned the hard way.

Nobody Understands

What is it like to be a writer? It’s a life that only other writers can possibly understand, but I’ll try to explain it.


Here’s a rule that’s true in the universe: There’s always somebody—and yes, I’m talking about you—who has “just one more question.” And that question is typically, “Why?”