13 Annoying Things Writers Really Want Clients to Know

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1. Let’s start with the basics. We are not a word machine. If the last blogpost was delivered in an hour that doesn’t mean we can do 10 a day.

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2. We don’t really know all the words from the frigging dictionary. Don’t expect us to mouth the synonyms.

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3. Writer’s block is not a myth. It’s for real. There really are blank days.

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4. Where’s the flow? You just asked me to move the two paragraphs up.

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5. Yes, we do need actual money to pay bills.

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6. We can’t just edit things out on a vacation. It’s not a 2-minute job.

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7. While we’re at it, nothing is a 2-minute job.


8. We’re still waiting for your update. And it’s irritating.

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9. Enough of writing birthday invitations and poems for you.

bored writer

10. Never lead with criticism. We’d like you to start with a little praise for the efforts before taking the hits.


11. If it isn’t too much effort, pay us casual a compliment. We’ll write better next time.

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Ishan Mathur

Ishan is a published author, blogger, content and growth marketer. He's the guy behind SnapWryt and Copy Chronicles communities.

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