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What You Need as a Creator Is Originality, Not Novelty

Stop trying to find what nobody wants

I used to think good writers came up with never-heard-of ideas combined into innovative formats.

Sometimes I think I was dumb for thinking that. Then I remind myself it’s because I hadn’t thought of it enough. I was just a new writer feeling ignored and wondering if it was because I…



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Mathias Barra

French polyglot speaking 6 languages. Writer. Helping you learn languages. Get my new ebook →