How to tell if A WRITER IS 48 HOURS AWAY FROM A MAJOR DEADLINE

 

 

1. There will be vacuum marks on her carpets.

2. The air will carry an aroma of home-baked bread with a real possibility of finding chocolate peanut butter fudge in the refrigerator.

3. She will have a strong social media presence.

4. She will respond to texts and emails immediately.

5. She will answer the phone promptly and cheerfully and be willing to engage in a long chat.

6. She will be seen at the gym, swimming pool,  and/or be seen taking long, ambling walks with her adorable dog.

7. She will engage door-to-door salesman in long chats about how it came to be that they are knocking on doors in the middle of the afternoon to irritate people on deadline who work from home.

8. Her fingernails will be painted a bright colour, such as green or orange.

© 2013 Sue Farrell Holler

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