...knows that a good story begins with real life, stretches the truth just enough to keep it interesting, and ends with emotion.
...uses plenty of quirky adjectives and, when necessary, a good synonym.
...wears his/her heart on the sleeve, where it belongs.
...always carries a notebook and a pen.
...paints a picture with words and then proceeds to calmly but forcibly place the reader there and convinces him/her that there's no better place on earth to be.
...believes that words can change the world, if only one sentence at a time.
...will not hesitate to talk badly about friends and family, but is usually kind enough to disguise them with nicknames.
...doesn't mind sentence fragments, when used correctly, but hates bad grammar.
...knows when to begin a sentence with And or But or So.