Posted by Joleene DesRosiers

In the spirit of having fun, I thought I would pull out an oldie but a goodie blog post from the vault of my own archives. I wrote it after I had a conversation with another writer about the different things people say to us or ask us when we tell them what we do. (He's a screenwriter as well.)

I mean, this is a normal question, right? You start yapping with someone and sooner or later they ask, "So what do you do for a living?"

From The Vault 9 Things You Should Never Say to a Writer

When I tell people I'm an actor and writer, they're not sure how to respond. Most people go into a building, punch in, and eight hours later, punch back out. But not me. Not people like us. We're all over the map, even those of us with side gigs.

Nonetheless, the responses I get when I tell people I'm a writer are, well, interesting. And so I wrote a post in jest for those who could use a wee lesson on the things you should never say to a writer.


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9 Things You Should Never Say to a Writer


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