Writers are like Parasites

Inspirational, Writing
The mountain of biology homework I've been slowly climbing out from underneath may or may not have driven me completely off the deep end. In order to dig my way out from under the mountain, one of the things I had to do was research Toxoplasmosis, a lovely parasite spread by cats with world-wide influence. Somewhere along the line, as I was wrapping up this research, my highly caffeinated brain went 'aha! Writers are like parasites!' Now, before you call me crazy, here's my reasoning: 1. Writers take inspiration from other people. Just like parasites feed off of the organisms they live inside, writers feed off of the society they live inside. How many writers do you know who have based novels off of a sentence or phrase they heard…
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