Paul Graham Briefly on Writing

Paul Graham has written a brief essay on writing essays:

I think it’s far more important to write well than most people realize. Writing doesn’t just communicate ideas; it generates them. If you’re bad at writing and don’t like to do it, you’ll miss out on most of the ideas writing would have generated.

Every time I read one of Paul’s essays I feel inspired to write one myself. It’s a pity I have the attention span of a gold fish.

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