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Forget Your Heroes — Develop As A Writer

A proven technique to move past imitating writers you admire

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It’s natural to admire other writers

Marcel Proust is maybe my favorite writer, followed by Joyce and Nabokov. When I was in college and graduate school (studying Creative Writing), I became obsessive about their writing styles. Never mind Joyce…

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James Gordon

James Gordon

MFA in Creative Writing. Writes about movies, mental health, and other topics.