1. They read a lot
Studies have shown that reading books increases your empathy for others like crazy, nothing like a walk in someone else’s shoes to get some perspective
2. They are dedicated
If they are as dedicated to your friendship as they are to their novel, you’ve got yourself a true friend. Someone who spends hours editing the same paragraph will put a lot into a relationship
3. They understand when you’re busy
A writer spends their free time doing work- they get it if you lead a busy life. They’re the friend you can pick back up with after months as if it was only a week
4. They appreciate life
They’ve written about several, so they know how to appreciate the little moments in life and find joy in nature and just spending time with friends. They describe it all the time after all
5. They know the scoop on the good books.
Need a book recommendation? Your writer friend has 50. And they’ll be brutally honest about them too.
6. They’re there when you need them
Writers have to depend on others to help them edit and get their work out there, so they are totally willing to return the favor and will be there when you need them.