Writers are, I guess, good at similes? Writers on Twitter in particular are particularly good at the ‘writing is like sex’ simile.
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 is working (@KateElliottSFF) August 26, 2017
Never stop doing either, Kate.
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.
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.
I meeeeeean it never hurts to try.
What are your favorite ‘writing is like sex because’ entries?