Maile happens to sit down at a writing award banquet beside the very person she needed to be beside. We remember why we write, we talk about closed-door and open-door writing, and Shawn talks about how social media is robbing us of writing without an audience. He's such an old curmudgeon. And they emotionally prepare each other for an upcoming episode in which they will talk about jealousy among writing spouses.
Stephen King's On Writing
Stephen King's 11/22/63
John Irving's A Prayer for Owen Meany