“Write What You Know”

It is some of the oldest in the book on writing. Write what you know. Or, occasionally, Write what you don’t know you know. In fact, this advice is so ubiquitous that it is often derided and ignored as being too simplistic. I’m here today to argue that it is the most difficult and heartbreaking writing advice you can […]

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Dear Apologists

Everywhere we look, we find people of privilege saying, ‘Look, it’s really not as bad as you want to make it out to be. I mean, I’m hardly affected at all by this; why don’t you just calm down and really think about how you may have brought this upon yourself?’

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