Seven things that writers do (or not!)
Maybe you'll recognize somebody (yourself on a bad day?) in this "How to Work Like a Writer" post on the writing life from The Pessimist: "There’s a word for people who work with words and still manage to have fun and maintain a healthy self-image, and that word is 'sportswriters.' Forget them. You’re in it for the art, and it’s not art unless it hurts, badly." It's from the people at Despair, Inc., which sells those warped (but funny) "demotivational" posters.