The World Needs More Atypical Writers

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People make a lot of assumptions about you when you have a large platform. Especially when you’re just starting to break through.

You get the strangest comments from people, ones that clearly assume things about your personality and intention for writing that aren’t in the pieces themselves. That are instead drawn from people’s opinions of what writers who have grown popular must be like personality-wise.  » Read more

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Skilled People Doubt Themselves; The Unskilled Are Confident

Meme reads: The first rule of Dunning-Kruger club is you do not know you're in Dunning-Kruger club. Also pictured is the confidence curve graph which indicates amateurs are rather confident and experts typically retain doubts
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The first rule of Dunning-Kruger Club is you do not know you’re in Dunning-Kruger Club.

-Internet Meme

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The fundamental cause of trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.

Bertrand Russell, 1933, lamenting the rise of Nazi Germany

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