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Empty words

We don’t need them.

David Gane
David Gane

It's really easy to write bullshit. Fill pages and pages with words that don't amount to anything.

We get good at it in school by trying to appeal to our teachers and instructors.

The internet is also filled with empty words—blog posts filled with search engine keywords that amount to nothing.

Rushing to hit deadlines also creates empty words and disconnects us from creating meaning.

Build a good bullshit detector. Don't just do the assignment. Write something with care and passion because you want someone to feel something.

And also because AI can already do your bullshit assignment for you.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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