What got you into writing?
The more pressing question is: how does one get out? Regrettably, the answer is: impossible. It’s a terrible, unkickable addiction, much like smoking. You try it at an early age, just for kicks, and before you know it you’re writing two packs a day. I tried to take my mind off it with other things – drawing cartoons, drinking to excess, online gaming, promiscuity, emigrating and having children – but the need to write kept tracking me relentlessly. So here I am: writing every novel twice, flashing my works online, even dabbling in poetry. It’s tragic. Don’t do it kids. Just say no.
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