I confess that I am not a sports fan, but as a writer, I find sports analogies often useful, because the details of this subject offer reference points most people can understand. It allows vague or complex concepts to be communicated in a clear, unambiguous fashion.
So in the universally inspiring spirit of the Olympics (which I am not actually watching), here I go again. Since I know you’re probably anxious to get back to the games, I’ll keep this relatively brief but make it count, like a sprint:
Five Ways To Win the Gold As a Writer
Okay, go back to your TV now. Or better yet, your computer…
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