A few days ago I sat down and really started researching a disease. See, I knew that this character had a disease and it had to have certain qualifications - she had to be born with it, it couldn't progress too quickly for my timeline in the story, it had to have an impact on her life but still allowed her to live a life.
It took me a while reading through medical reports and blogs to find just what I was looking for - tricuspid atresia.
And then I did what any reasonable author does - I celebrated that such a thing did in fact exist because it makes my writing from here on out SO. MUCH. EASIER.
Yes, I'm celebrating a disease.
So, let's play a fun game in the comments - You know you're a writer when...
Mine from this week -
You know you're a writer when you celebrate the existence of a disease.
You know you're a writer when you have to show great restraint in not correcting the your usage in a friend's facebook status.
C'mon - it's the weekend. Share the crazy funny things that make you know you're a writer :)