Why writers need integrity:

Part 2: taking risks when the world is unravelling

Make good art

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  • Giving our writing time and power even if it means we don’t do the laundry or turn down offers of something better paying.
  • Writing primarily for the joy of it. As Ray Bradbury put it:

Unlearn what you think you know in order to truly live

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Pause and then …

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Becoming a different story

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Jan Fortune

Editor, author, feminist & part-time nomad. Helping others develop their writing life and practice. Blog @ https://janfortune.com/