How To Write When You’re Never Alone

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As I am writing this, I can hear my son’s alarm going off. It’s been going off for almost half an hour and he hasn’t woken up yet. What's more, it’s not a normal alarm. It’s the opening eight measure of “Down With The Sickness” by Disturbed.

Do you know how many times the opening eight bars of “Down With The Sickness” can repeat in thirty minutes? Me neither but it’s a lot. And it’s just one of the…