Creators Hub
Published in

Creators Hub

A Few Words I Have Never, Ever Spelled Correctly

I hate these words so much

An old dictionary, open
“Dictionary” by Stock Catalog

I’ve been a professional writer for over 25 years, and a blogger for almost twenty years. I’ve written millions and millions of words.

So you’d think I’d be very good at spelling, yes? Mostly, I am! Generally, when I’m writing I blast along at 100 WPM without giving much thought to proper spelling.




Creators Hub is the official resource for writing on Medium. You’ll find advice for succeeding on Medium, spotlights on thinkers across the platform, and inside secrets from fellow creators. We’re here to help you write better, post smarter, and connect with more readers.

Recommended from Medium

A Kinder, Gentler Way to Force Yourself to Write

Practitioner interview with Ryan Freeman

Writing Processes are Always Changing


Five Wonderful Quotes from Author Harlan Coben on Writing

Six-Figure Science Fiction Novelist

Useful Serbian Adjectives — 1# List You Need To Know

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson

I write three times a week about tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer for NYT mag/Wired; author of “Coders” and “Smarter Than You Think”

More from Medium

The Buffalo Massacre is an Assault on Black Bodies, Stories, and Survival

My Biracial Father’s Family Secrets, Decoded at Last

The Highly Misunderstood Segway Disaster

The Email Scam That Nearly Worked On Me

Illustrated cartoon image of a hacker in a hoodie at computer, surrounded by images of broken locks and broken credit cards