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On Thinking About Writing

I wrote a bit about this last year, when I talked about how Overthinking is Toxic[1]. Let’s revisit that, but with some more concreteness to it. My day job is as a software developer, and while I never talk about my work, I find parallels between software development processes & good writing processes often. Which

Don’t Define with the Negative

One thing I see often from writers is that they’ll start talking about something that they’re passionate about…by talking about what it isn’t. Let’s not call out anyone I’ve worked with[1], and instead take some old Mythender text (pulled out of my head): Mythender is not a game about going from zero to hero, or