How to Write — The Awl

Incredibly accurate description of the writing life by Heather Havrilevsky.

Today, I woke up at 4 a.m. because one of my dogs was making a strange gulping sound. I sat for several minutes listening closely, wide awake, wondering if she wasn’t developing esophageal cancer or some other gruesome ailment that the pricey animal specialty hospital might guilt me into actually treating. …

How to Write — The Awl