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Are Writers Megalomaniacs?

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“The standard personality type for a writer is a shy megalomaniac”( John Lanchester, British novelist)

A megalomaniac is an unflattering and unenviable epithet in its ordinary sense. Dictionary.com has two definitions for megalomania:

1. a symptom of mental illness marked by delusions of greatness, wealth, etc.

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