You sit down to write, or read, or draw (basically whatever “it” is that you do) and someone comes and sits down or stands right next to you – or behind you.
“Leonid Pasternak – The Passion of creation” by Leonid Pasternak – http://www.art-in-exile.com/forums/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=14639. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons.
Suddenly, you can no longer function. You can’t concentrate on the page or project before you.. All you can concentrate on are the eyes you imagine looking over your shoulder, trying to sneak a peak at whatever it is your doing. Those eyes are judging your every move (or reading whatever your trying to read or write).
Am I alone? Am I the only person who feels this way? Continue reading
I am pretty sure that there is some government organization out there monitoring my internet account now…
This morning, I started out googling pregnancy tests (for a character in my book, not me!).
My last Google search of the morning? Ways to tamper with someone’s brakes without getting caught. Also googled if this is even a good way to kill someone (also for a fictional character, not for me).
I then wondered if anyone monitors for people looking up how to kill people or sabotage their cars.
This then led to me searching for writer’s search history problems and I found some really funny stuff! I listed a few below, you guys should check it out if you get a chance!
- A Writer’s Search History: An Open Letter to the NSA
- The Weird & Worrying: Writers’ Browsing Histories
- Five Signs You Might be a Writer…Or a Serial Killer