Are you one of the demented souls who is consumed by putting pen to paper and making stories come out? You're not alone. There are loads of us wandering about the Backtalk wilderness seeking inspiration, solace or just some cool banter on a coffee break.

Come tell us what you're working on! Your successes, your frustrations, your goals. Are you finished and trying tackle the monumental task of editing? Are you having trouble getting started at all? Has your little break turned into a nine month walkabout? Is there some tiny sticking point in one simple paragraph that has you so obsessed you absolutely cannot move on until you fix it?

Come on out, writers. Swedes, Twizzler, Granddad, Josie, EasttoMidwest, Woobie and anyone else who, to paraphrase Updike, is prone to be disreputable, incorrigible, early to decay or late to bloom—we may dare to go it alone but we don't have to do it alone. Share your trials and tribulations below!