Monday, August 17, 2009

Writing + Alcohol = ?

Do writers drink more than regular folk? Why? Dr. Sue explores the issue at Buzz, Balls & Hype:

"Scientists have proposed that people turn to both books and alcohol as escape from unbearable experiences; that writing is so isolating and terrifying that many writers need to self-medicate just to push themselves through the work; and even that genes for creativity and addiction may be linked."

Read the whole piece here.


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.