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loved this on all levels

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Dec 10, 2023Liked by Edan Lepucki

Sorry about Albert. May his memory forever be a blessing.

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More of this, please. So good. I'm so sorry about Albert.

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This is very relatable, the two sides of the brain, with the part that is looking at the text from the outside and then being inside the draft. I really love writing first drafts--maybe a little much because I draft so many stories and essays and then never want to take the time to revise them for publication, I just want to start something new and be in that bubble where I don't have to think about the audience.

Thank you for sharing Albert's story. I love that you are incorporating knowledge he passed on to you in your new book.

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Love love love.

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What a beautiful, motivating piece...but also that plant you linked to is the bane of my existence.

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That was really beautiful, thank you for sharing. You vividly articulate the internal hurdles we need to get over to inhabit the worlds we write. Always a battle.

Peace be with Albert and his loved ones. We’ll keep writing to celebrate we are alive.

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I love this.

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Nov 17, 2023Liked by Edan Lepucki

Wow. So thoughtful. Really appreciated insight into the writing process.

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I loved everything about this piece, you touched on so many struggles writers go through that freezes their progress. I know, I stopped for 10 years and am CREEPING back into it. The harrowing news of your friend puts it all in perspective - just do what you love. Thank you for sharing!

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