Nice quote about writing from Alain De Botton…

Writing opens up the otherwise unusual prospect of being violently disliked by strangers & training oneself not to mind. Via

One of the rules I put up front in Me & My Web Shadow is “Get a thicker skin”.

It may be fewer people than read one of De Botton’s books or articles, but publishing a modest blog post or even a comment can be a challenge when you’ve never done it before.

Sometimes, even if you have done it before.

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