Writing Tips for the Self-Saboteur

Vivian McInerny
3 min readAug 23, 2021

Seven ways to stop beating yourself up on the page

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“There will be more words written on Twitter in the next two years than contained in all books ever printed.” Christian Rudder, author of Dataclysm: Who We Are

I was doing research for a print magazine story when I stumbled upon the Rudder quote above. My writerly confidence immediately vanished into the ethers like a tweet…

Vivian McInerny

Career journalist, essayist, fiction writer, and life-long spirit-quester.