* 1. Does drinking alcohol improve your writing?

* 2. Does doing other drugs improve your writing?

* 3. Do you associate alcoholism with great American authors like William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway?

* 4. Do you associate alcoholism with contemporary authors like Hunter S. Thompson and Raymond Carver?

* 5. Do you think that authors like Hemingway, Faulkner, and F. Scott Fitzgerald would have been as successful if they did not drink?

* 6. How often do you drink while writing?

* 7. How many drinks do you consume while writing?