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Why Personal Essays Are Awesome

And with a platform like Medium, this form isn’t going anywhere soon

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Last week, I had the honour of being a finalist for the Inspired Writer and Writing Co-operative’s 2020 Personal Essay Challenge. My piece, “Guilty Until Proven Ill,” was about my personal experience with OCD, and I am immensely grateful and happy to have it featured alongside amazingly skilled…

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Li Charmaine Anne

Li Charmaine Anne

(She/They) Author on unceded Coast Salish territories (Vancouver, Canada). At work on first novel. Get links to read my stuff for free: https://bit.ly/2MleRqJ

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