Does being a “good writer” require writing fast?

I seriously doubt it!

I’m sure Shannon Ashley is not the only one who doesn’t believe that a “good writer” can or should take only one hour to write their articles. In her article It Takes Me More Than 3 Hours to Write One Story, she said:

What I don’t love, though, is this pressure within the online writing community to conform to certain “standards” of supposedly successful writers. Sometimes, that pressure breeds ridiculous or pretentious ideas, like the notion that you’ll somehow do better or make more…

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kit_carmelite

Married 25 years. Retired SAS programmer from Statistics Canada, lived in Ottawa for 30+ years. Member of Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites since 2008.