Exploring Sobriety
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Exploring Sobriety

Alcohol Never Boosted My Creativity

But sobriety did.

Photo by Ethan Hu on Unsplash

There’s one piece of writing advice that I’m absolutely sick of hearing: “Write drunk, edit sober.” This quote is most often attributed to Hemingway, but he is certainly not where it originated. Despite his penchant for booze, he stated emphatically that he did not drink while he wrote.

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Benya Clark

Benya Clark

I’m a lawyer turned writer from North Carolina. I write about sobriety, mental health, and more.