As I have said before on this blog writer friends are special human beings. They are great for moral support, sharing of ideas, having a creative giggle with and understanding your creative side.
So, when your writer friend emails you or tweets about their latest literary success it can feel like a kick in the literary guts.
Suddenly you feel like you are being left behind and out stomps your literary green-eyed monster.
You don’t want to read anymore about how fantastic your writer friend is feeling right now. All you want to do is sit in a corner, kick the litter bin, have a large gin & tonic and weep!
Cue your favourite literary green-eyed monster phrases:
‘Its so unfair their book is doing well and mine is still unfinished?’
‘I don’t have any literary luck!’
‘I can’t believe a literary agent is interested in her – what about…
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