The draughts that you claim are “too intimate” I want to read.
I would like to see the notes you made at 3AM on your phone.
There are many spelling mistakes in the words that poured onto your screen so quickly.
I want to observe your unedited and unfiltered ideas.
I’d like to see your work as it appears before it has undergone 20 rounds of editing and review.
I want to see them.
We are most exposed to vulnerability in our poor writing.
Politically incorrect articles are the ones that get people thinking.
I’m interested in the concepts that you keep from the public.
Show me the pieces that were rejected.
I’m an explorer.
I eat what you consider to be garbage.
I want to see the bizarre and extraordinary.
I want to see the really terrible, stream-of-consciousness style ramblings that you’ve retained for your personal perusal.
I enjoy conflict.
I enjoy shiver.
I enjoy clichés.
I find that bad works are equally as entertaining as good ones, if not more so.
Even if your writing is terrible—I’m talking ‘for real, not kidding terrible—it can still be utilised as a lesson for other authors.
Consider how many people have the ability to be authors but are prevented from doing so by paralysing self-doubt.
Perhaps you are a reader who aspires to be a writer but is too self-conscious to try.
Trust me, it’s a good thing to be critiqued as a writer!
It indicates that others are interested in what you have to say.
There is no finer feeling in the world than realising that your voice matters in a world when everyone is yelling for attention.
The weakest aspect of your writing may become your specialty.
Our shortcomings are what set us apart.
Perfect people are disliked for this reason.
They are completely monotonous.
But what if my writing is monotonous?
I’d like to view it.
It’s unlikely that it is.
If your writing is dull, then your thoughts must also be dull. If this is the case, then why did you write them down?
I crave subpar writing.
Bring on more of those terrible stories.
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