Why Writers Should Forget About the “Right Kind of Reader”

Dance as if no one’s looking; write as if everyone’s looking away

Embrace the magic of your writing. Forget about your readers for a moment Photo by Matteo Paganelli on Unsplash

In Richard Attenborough’s 1992 biopic, Chaplin, Robert Downey Jr’s eponymous character, makes his position on “talkies” clear:

“Fine. So, let’s see this… he (Nijinsky) was doing Swan Lake today, and we all went to see it. And he

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