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How to Know When You’ve Written Something Great

A Lesson From Ben Gibbard and Death Cab For Cutie

Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie Performing
Photo by bobby hendry on Unsplash

“I wrote this next song in about 15 minutes and I kinda took my lunch and put it back in my bag and went home because I realized there was no point in working the rest of the day. When people ask me about this song, I never feel like I can claim that I wrote it because you should never be able to…

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Andrea Pruett

Andrea Pruett

Favorite Book: The Bible | Favorite Poem: “Phenomenal Woman” | Favorite Human: My Husband | Editor of Stray Words https://medium.com/stray-words