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Finding My Voice

Writing by hand

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As a young writer, writing by hand gave me a lot of freedom to explore writing. The biggest freedom it allotted me was that no one ever read my notebooks — no one can read my handwriting — so the fear of an audience or writing for someone disappeared.

But the best things about writing by hand is the second draft. The rewriting stage. When you keep the page open before you and start…

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