"Writers are hyperarticulate.
But they are not by nature friendly, sociable people. Writers are by nature people who observe other people being friendly and sociable and then go home and mock them.- Alex Epstein, Crafty TV Writing: Thinking Inside the Box
They are also egomaniacs. But they express their egomania by bossing their characters around and creating worlds; in real life, they're used to not being listened to."
Image reused from a previous post, though I am still no more knowledgeable as to where I picked it up.