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Read like a surgeon. Read like a locksmith. Read like an ethical, non-plagiarizing but absorptive thief.”
THERE IS NO EXPIRATION DATE WITH WRITING. Literally, you can do this job until the day you die. So why are people fixating on getting it done before 30? Who started this myth that you have to?”
The cool thing about keeping ongoing outlines and pieces in a notes app is you can add to them anywhere!! I got into the habit of making sure to write any new thought or addition as notes throughout my day, then when you sit down to Write, you already have so much to work with!
To me, the writing process is all about tricking myself out of having to look at a blank page — all that wandering around and writing notes and pieces on the go IS writing even though it doesn't feel like it. Then the Actual Writing isn't generating ideas from nothing, its building.”
The goal is to make it seem like the world is alive and exists with or without you. When it's used as a gate to insist that certain things couldn't happen, then it no longer serves a purpose for the story.”
I think our job is to see and to let ourselves be seen.
I think our job is to love the world.”
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