Makes me feel more important.
Hope you enjoy them! I'm a little obsessed with progress bars.
There are so many metaphors for writing out there. Do you have a favorite?
This is one of mine: Writing is like performing open-heart surgery on yourself. You usually don't feel a thing, but it still seems like your entire life depends on it. Your heart becomes a part of your work and then you have to operate on it...very carefully...to fix all the problems and make it just right.