Horrifying realities of being an author with ADHD.

Author Kyle Perkins

By Kyle Perkins

So, a lot of people don’t seem to understand the implications of having ADHD and being an author at the same time. It leads to a lot of discomfort in friendships, people thinking you are lazy, and many other things I will catalogue in this article. I know a lot of people say, “Oh, I’m SOOOOOO ADHD! LOL” Or “My friends all say I’m so OCD about how I line my books on the shelf” all while forgetting there really are people out there that these conditions ACTUALLY affect. So, I have decided to highlight a few of the ways having ADHD truly fucks with you as a writer.

1. No one actually gets it.


People toss around the term nowadays almost as if it is some badge of honor, a “quirky” attribute of their personality, not fully realizing the implications of having the condition, all while…

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