Writing and Alcohol

Nicholas C. Rossis

Drinking | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's book Image: Pixabay

There seems to be an unwritten rule that writers have to be heavy drinkers, too. Hemingway, Joyce, Truman Capote, Edgar Allan Poe, William Faulkner, Bukowski… the list goes on. Some cheerily accepted their dependency, arguing that alcohol fueled their creativity. Others tried to fight it–even Hemingway claimed he abstained from drinking while working.

That’s why I found this idea for a guest post on drinking by Patrick Bailey intriguing.

Patrick is a professional writer who specializes in the fields of mental health, addiction, and living in recovery. He attempts to stay on top of the latest news in the addiction and the mental health world and enjoys writing about these topics to break the stigma associated with them. You can follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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2 responses to “Writing and Alcohol”

  1. Many thanks for sharing! Have a lovely week 🙂

    1. You’re welcome, Nicholas! You too!

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