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Fail Better: Applying the Scientific Method to Writing

You are a terrible writer. But that's okay, because I'm a terrible writer too! We are all terrible! Yay! No one pops out of the womb magically perfect at writing. At some point or another, we are terrible at it. What matters most is what we do about our terrible-ness. May I humbly present:  The… Continue reading Fail Better: Applying the Scientific Method to Writing

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The Dialogue is Dead. Long Live the Dialogue.

Wanna hear a secret? I despise writing dialogue. I, Emily Vollmer, wholeheartedly acknowledge that dialogue is one of my greatest weaknesses as a writer, and swear to improve my skills in this arena whenever possible. I truly do hate writing conversations. And for a long time, that hindered my ability to write even semi-decently. Now,… Continue reading The Dialogue is Dead. Long Live the Dialogue.