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From the author: Why writing short fiction matters, the economics of writing, leaning into your oddness.
I have a friend who is currently exhausting himself in order to write a novel. Let’s call said friend Axel. (Axel would hate that I named him Axel.) Anywho, Axel spends months devoting all of his writing time to The Novel. He writes a draft. He rewrites it. He hates the draft, he decides to give up. He comes back to the novel after a month and revises it again. This brutal cycle has been going on for a long time.
I love Axel, but I...