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Such sound advice, Josh. I especially agree with writing around the edges, going in for the topics that you (and everyone else) is scared to write about, and doing the opposite of the status quo.
My weekly newsletter has developed into a 1000-word long form and deeply personal exploration of the topics that nobody talks…
In case my story serves a purpose, I am a musician/producer at heart that quit for a “real job” years ago for the very reason you point out here. The interesting thing is, I am no stranger to the concept now but I was completely oblivious to it back when I gave up on my dream. So a little over a year ago I decided to give it an honest go again, now…
“This is a post that’s going to help you become a better writer.” becomes “I can help you.”
Wonderful example it is. the short article but impresses me a lot.
Thank for sharing the enchanting post.