These are the 3 most important things I’ve learned in 90 days of being a writer. Some of them have nothing to do with writing.

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December’s hope and January’s enthusiasm are gone — do you still want to do this?

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Value Alignment



Find your voice, forgotten gems, and new readers

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Perfectionism is a disease, not a personality trait.

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As someone who often proofreads his own text messages, I still have a lot to learn when it comes to writing without inhibition.


How convenient, predictable rewards power a cultural phenomenon

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New Year’s Resolution month is over. What did you do with yours?

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It’s grueling work, but it beats chronic conditions like regret and cynicism.

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Merick Vaughn

Author and blogger. Published in the Writing Cooperative. Start writing, build your online presence, or just read more at https://merickvaughn.com/start.

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