Urman Dictionary

writer goggles

noun phrase

A way of looking at the world that considers experiences as possible fodder for creative work.

Gabrielle always loved to talk about her latest relationship drama, and Catrine always loved to listen. Catrine was sure that Gabrielle enjoyed venting, but wasn’t sure how she’d feel if she knew that Catrine had her writer goggles on the whole time, turning real life experiences into plot points in the book she was writing.