Some Things To Remember While You’re Writing


“There is no shame in writing slow. Your writing takes as long to develop as it takes. Writing is not a race.”

Click through to read this and other gentle reminders about writing from Roxane Gay. You’ll feel better about yourself, we promise.

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →