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I'll revise this later

Even though I’ve been continuously bleeding thoughts into Evernote and my crinkly unlined journal, I’ve not shown anyone any of my writing. That means it’s often sloppy, and I don’t revise my work. 334 more words


Is this good enough to publish?

‘Will this create social good? If not, surely it’s not worth publishing?’

This worry is the main reason I stopped blogging. Not only that, if I thought my friends wouldn’t benefit from hearing about e.g. 216 more words


George R.R. Martin on Outlining Before You Write (or Not)

It is Friday, and so it is time for a quote from a famous writer.

There are people on both sides of the outlining approach to writing. 460 more words

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The Last (Real) Summer

I’m feeling pressured (by myself mostly) to make this the greatest summer ever. It’s the last summer before I graduate, and while I’m looking forward to moving and starting work, it’s a little hard to let go of something I’ve spent my entire life enjoying: three full months to do nothing but write, travel, and have fun. 33 more words

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For writers, word selection is a lot like natural selection

Several weeks ago in my Nickel’s Worth on Writing, I talked about three of the most important tools a writer wields when it comes to establishing their voice. 1,059 more words


Green and Yellow Morality

Those of you familiar with the TV Tropes morality pages probably know what Black and White, Gray on Grey and Blue and Orange Morality tropes are. 1,159 more words

On Writing