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What does it mean to be a writer? Is a writer simply someone who writes anything, be it a beautifully rendered coming-of-age novel or a clunky email? Or is the title “writer” reserved for the former, not the latter? Maybe output is what matters. …

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Every month, we’re highlighting stories by a few of our newest Medium writers. (Check out last month’s roundup here.) This month: a writer remembers a life-shattering tragedy; a scholar shares an irreverent history of filtering photographs; a tech professional offers sage career advice. Please give them a read and a…


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Writing is taxing. Sometimes ideas stop flowing, sentences feel mundane, and your pen (or cursor) just isn’t moving the way you want it to. But! Then there are those times when the light bulb flickers on, and those stalled gears begin to turn rapidly. Out of the settled dust arises the story that stands alone. Tell us — what is that story? What’s your favorite thing you’ve ever written? Tell us everything about the process of creating it. Where did the idea come from? How did you feel after you finished it? After you published it?

Let us know in the responses! Selfishly, we’re hoping this will provide us with a list of amazing stories to read. And we’re sure it’ll give us all the opportunity to learn from each other.

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