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A Bad Experience With an Editor Taught Me to Stand Up For My Writing

And now I continue to take a much bigger part in the editing process.

Four years ago, I read an opinion piece in my college newspaper under my name — and I closed the tab in disgust. It didn’t sound like my ideas or my voice, and I never felt so much disdain for something I myself wrote.



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Ryan Fan

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