With being a writer comes a whole host of mental illnesses. Here are just a few.
Anxiety Distorder – experienced when presented with a blank page or whenever a deadline approaches.
Bi-Polar Disorder – One day you love everything you’ve ever written, the next day you hate everything you’ve ever written.
Paranoid Schizophrenia – You’re afraid to let anyone read anything you’ve written because they might steal your work.
ADHD – You have so many projects you’re working on that you can’t seem to focus on any one of them and you’ve misplaced you’re pen & the latest draft of your almost completed novel.
Alzheimers – You spend so much time writing for children that you start acting like you are a kid.
ODD – It doesn’t matter that all of your rejection letters tell you that you need to change the ending of your story, you are convinced that everyone of those blasted editors is WRONG.
Dilusional – You start thinking of your characters as real people and you start hanging out with them. You think everyone else is nuts (and rude) because they refuse to acknowledge them.
Obsessive Compulsive – You’re in the groove and you forgo food, water & sleep to finish the last 50,000 words of your WIP.