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The Clever Quill

How to Manage the Emotional Labour of Writing about Tough Topics

I’ve made a career around writing pieces that are uncomfortable, emotionally challenging and vulnerable. Here’s how I manage it.

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I recently wrote an article that many found triggering, including myself. It was a commentary on some direct quotes that judges have made to…

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Gillian Sisley

Gillian Sisley

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Professional online writer. Tea drinker. Committed optimist. Writing about life, relationships, & travelling the world for 1 year!✈️🌍