... you have at least one friend who is convinced that everything you write is autobiographical.
... some of your best friends are fictitious.
... you never get bored in church or committee meetings because you're too busy people-watching.
... you've been known to transcribe the conversations of total strangers because you liked the authenticity of their voices.
... you can spend 5 hours on your work in progress with only a single paragraph to show for it.
... you feel guilty for taking a break for lunch if your characters are in danger.
... your entire plot hinges upon notes scribbled on the back of an envelope.
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... every room in the house, including the basement and the bathroom, has a supply of note paper and pens.
... you plan Thanksgiving dinner so it doesn't interfere with your NaNoWriMo word count.
... you do not fear the blank page; you embrace it for it holds endless possibilities.