Writers are, I guess, good at similes? Writers on Twitter in particular are particularly good at the ‘writing is like sex’ simile.
Writing is like sex because a lot of people are pivoting to video. https://t.co/C7wJb1mG2U
— Nicole Cliffe (@Nicole_Cliffe) August 26, 2017
UGHHHHH NOBODY WANTS THIS.
Writing is like sex because I'm almost 60 and a lot of you dudes think I should stop doing it.
— Kate Elliott (@KateElliottSFF) August 26, 2017
Never stop doing either, Kate.
Writing novels is like sex. If you're talking about it you probably aren't doing it. https://t.co/YCDjuclkWK
— Justina Ireland Says Buy Dread Nation 4.3.2018 (@justinaireland) August 26, 2017
Not everyone can walk and chew gum at the same time.
Writing is like sex because my parents never liked the idea of me doing it at all much less doing it as a career https://t.co/DoEIH9udxa
— Arthur Chu (@arthur_affect) August 26, 2017
It’s only lucrative if you’re extremely good or extremely lucky.
writing novels is like sex: fun in theory, exhausting in practice, and every straight white dude seems to think they're amazing at it
— Hannah Blumenreich (@hannahblmnrch) August 26, 2017
I’ve already read the draft of your novel, sir at the bar.
WRITING A NOVEL IS LIKE SEX, YOU GOTTA BE CAREFUL WITH COLONS
— Chuck Wendig (@ChuckWendig) August 27, 2017
You can’t just put them any old where.
Writing is like sex. At first you do it for love, then you do it for a few friends, and finally you do it for money. -Moliére
— Christopher Moore (@TheAuthorGuy) August 26, 2017
Ok that’s cheating but also that’s pretty apt.
writing novels is like sex: if you're not into it, perhaps try making things 10000% more gay
— chaotic smutty cozy culture ? roll for inishitive (@sqiouyilu) August 26, 2017
I meeeeeean it never hurts to try.
What are your favorite ‘writing is like sex because’ entries?