You wouldn’t think it but being a writer can be dangerous. At least that according to Emily Temple of the Literary Hub website.  “A few writers in history have actually suffered some serious health problems as a result of their writing practice—or in some cases, the drugs they used to fuel it.” And in Ms. Temple’s post 6 Famous Writers Injured While Writing “you’ll find the stories of a few famous authors who found that writing was pretty hazardous, or even deadly…”

(Thanks to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies.)