Table of contents for The midnight disease : the drive to write, writer's block, and the creative brain / Alice W. Flaherty.


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Contents
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1
1 : Hypergraphia: The Incurable Disease of Writing 17
2 : Literary Creativity and Drive 49
3 : Writer"s Block as State of Mind 79
4 : Writer"s Block as Brain State 108
5 : How We Write: The Cortex 149
6 : Why We Write: The Limbic System 183
7 : Metaphor, the Inner Voice, and the Muse 224
References 267
Illustration Credits 284
Index 285


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