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How I Replace My Placeholder Slang with Good Descriptions

“She was hella shook”

Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

Sometimes my brain poops on the page like an untrained puppy and it’s only through countless revisions that I transform my pure brain poop into beautiful sentences that make publishers think I’m publishable.

Part of this is because I don’t focus on polishing my writing on the first draft. I just get it…

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Ryan Reudell

Ryan Reudell

Writing about philosophy, writing, self-mastery, politics, and mental health with no pulled punches. I read about 100 books a year & take notes on all of them.