Your spouse refuses to get dressed and claims that the writing is better while wearing pajamas.
Your spouse gets upset because the cat has managed to change all the settings on the keyboard.
Your spouse takes notes while watching television because even a duel between the red-back spider and the bull ant can make a great action scene.
Your spouse stops you mid-conversation and says, “This is great dialogue.”
Your spouse has a bad day but doesn’t take it out on you, instead there are new characters to harass, torment, and kill.
You catch your spouse checking his/her Amazon page for the fifth time today.
You meet someone new … and as your spouse shakes her hand you hear, “What a beautiful name! That’s my protagonist’s name.”
You find your spouse crying because someone has just died and you know you have to ask if that person is real or imaginary.
You come home and see that she’s made dinner … you don’t know what it is, but it has a great title. – Robert Tufel (my husband)
And the number 1 sign you're married to an author is:
You find questionable items on the Google search history: "detonator, fertilizer, FBI protocol, properties of acid, violent chemical compounds" - Nicholas Denmon