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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Why Writers Are The Loneliest People On Earth

You spend so much time creating characters, right down to their favourite colour and band, the scars on their knees, the curl of their hair. One day they leave your pages to continue their fictional lives; this part of their story you don't have the privilege of telling. You realise they've moved on without you. So have all your friends. But you're still here, and more stories are waiting to be written; this is where you find closeness, solace and a bottomless ocean of more loneliness still. And this is why writers are the loneliest people on earth.

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