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Confessions of a Slow Writer

There are a lot of new books out this year aimed at helping writers learn to write fast. “Increase your word count to 2000, 5000, or even 10k words a day!” they proclaim in bright colored words across the cover. 547 more words


Finding the Courage to Go Slow

In our big, loud, fast-is-better culture it’s sometimes hard to go slow.  With creative pursuits, however, forcing oneself to move at the speed of thought, giving oneself the space to stare off in the middle distance and… 101 more words

Slow Writing: Statistics

75% of statistics are made up, did you know?

Chase them; you’ll soon spiral down a rabbit hole of high claims and overheard rumours.

It’s hard to know what’s really real any more. 30 more words

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Slow Writing: The Unfortunate Alchemist

And then, at the very moment that Charles had thought he’d cracked it, the crockpot began to smoke quite disconcertingly.

Who would have thought alchemic enlightenment could be so evasive? 96 more words

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Slow Writing Is Back!

Sir, if I may: these shrewd words of yours – which have impressed us much – serve to further our cause not a jot.

Half have left our heads, a full quarter have stood as garnish…why, I do believe our party is replete and sated after your canapé tableau of a speech. 174 more words

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