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Don’t Write What You Know

Write what you learn.

Two things happen when you dip your toe in uncharted waters. The first is you absorb new information. As a writer, this is useful. As a human, this is life.

The second is you create a ripple. New information might seem like it’s obvious to others, however, chances are there are a lot of people like you who are just as unaware.

By sharing new information, you spark interest in an uninformed someone else. This someone sparks interest in someone else who does the same for someone else and so forth.

In other words, writing what you know keeps the fire going. Writing what you learn kindles a new flame.




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Declan Wilson

Declan Wilson

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