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The Number One Way To Make People Like Your Writing

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For the last two Mondays, I've dropped into a local, weekly storytelling workshop.I did it in the way I do many things: with a plan; a goal; an endgame in mind — I want to be better at storytelling. (Because we all could.) I want to be better at identifying and naming and validating my own emotions and experience (ditto.) And then I want to be better at channeling those, and storytelling is an okay place to start.​ The first week was great. The group was friendly, we all did this queer "check in; check out" structure for introducing ourselves — which was… fine — and most of the stories were good. Which was great.​ By the second week, though, I realized something: after every story, a few people would always give feedback, but we could've pretty much skipped it, because after the words "I really liked it" (which they always said), there was only one reason they gave for why, which was​.
For the last two Mondays, I've dropped into a local, weekly storytelling workshop.I did it in the way I do many things: with a plan; a goal; an endgame in mind — I want to be better at storytelling. (Because we all could.) I want to be better at identifying and naming and validating my own emotions and experience (ditto.) And then I want to be better at channeling those, and storytelling is an okay place to start.​ The first week was great. The group was friendly, we all did this queer "check in; check out" structure for introducing ourselves — which was… fine — and most of the stories were good. Which was great.​ By the second week, though, I realized something: after every story, a few people would always give feedback, but we could've pretty much skipped it, because after the words "I really liked it" (which they always said), there was only one reason they gave for why, which was​.
For the last two Mondays, I've dropped into a local, weekly storytelling workshop.I did it in the way I do many things: with a plan; a goal; an endgame in mind — I want to be better at storytelling. (Because we all could.) I want to be better at identifying and naming and validating my own emotions and experience (ditto.) And then I want to be better at channeling those, and storytelling is an okay place to start.​ The first week was great. The group was friendly, we all did this queer "check in; check out" structure for introducing ourselves — which was… fine — and most of the stories were good. Which was great.​ By the second week, though, I realized something: after every story, a few people would always give feedback, but we could've pretty much skipped it, because after the words "I really liked it" (which they always said), there was only one reason they gave for why, which was​.
For the last two Mondays, I've dropped into a local, weekly storytelling workshop.I did it in the way I do many things: with a plan; a goal; an endgame in mind — I want to be better at storytelling. (Because we all could.) I want to be better at identifying and naming and validating my own emotions and experience (ditto.) And then I want to be better at channeling those, and storytelling is an okay place to start.​ The first week was great. The group was friendly, we all did this queer "check in; check out" structure for introducing ourselves — which was… fine — and most of the stories were good. Which was great.​ By the second week, though, I realized something: after every story, a few people would always give feedback, but we could've pretty much skipped it, because after the words "I really liked it" (which they always said), there was only one reason they gave for why, which was​.
For the last two Mondays, I've dropped into a local, weekly storytelling workshop.I did it in the way I do many things: with a plan; a goal; an endgame in mind — I want to be better at storytelling. (Because we all could.) I want to be better at identifying and naming and validating my own emotions and experience (ditto.) And then I want to be better at channeling those, and storytelling is an okay place to start.​ The first week was great. The group was friendly, we all did this queer "check in; check out" structure for introducing ourselves — which was… fine — and most of the stories were good. Which was great.​ By the second week, though, I realized something: after every story, a few people would always give feedback, but we could've pretty much skipped it, because after the words "I really liked it" (which they always said), there was only one reason they gave for why, which was​.
For the last two Mondays, I've dropped into a local, weekly storytelling workshop.I did it in the way I do many things: with a plan; a goal; an endgame in mind — I want to be better at storytelling. (Because we all could.) I want to be better at identifying and naming and validating my own emotions and experience (ditto.) And then I want to be better at channeling those, and storytelling is an okay place to start.​ The first week was great. The group was friendly, we all did this queer "check in; check out" structure for introducing ourselves — which was… fine — and most of the stories were good. Which was great.​ By the second week, though, I realized something: after every story, a few people would always give feedback, but we could've pretty much skipped it, because after the words "I really liked it" (which they always said), there was only one reason they gave for why, which was​.
For the last two Mondays, I've dropped into a local, weekly storytelling workshop.I did it in the way I do many things: with a plan; a goal; an endgame in mind — I want to be better at storytelling. (Because we all could.) I want to be better at identifying and naming and validating my own emotions and experience (ditto.) And then I want to be better at channeling those, and storytelling is an okay place to start.​ The first week was great. The group was friendly, we all did this queer "check in; check out" structure for introducing ourselves — which was… fine — and most of the stories were good. Which was great.​ By the second week, though, I realized something: after every story, a few people would always give feedback, but we could've pretty much skipped it, because after the words "I really liked it" (which they always said), there was only one reason they gave for why, which was​.
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Friday, 14 December 2018