We Drink and Write for Some of the Same Reasons

“There are probably many reasons why writers tend to drink. Here are some possibilities: both encourage subversiveness; both are an alternative from dealing with the world on its own terms; both let you temporarily trust your voice with less judgment. They also grant some sense of control over the world or an ego boost – making your perspective seem correct and central …” (more)

[Ilana Simons, The Literary Mind, 4 August]

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