On allowing people to feel good about themselves— both in writing and in real life

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One of my favorite podcast episodes of The Tim Ferriss Show is an episode titled A Masterclass in Creative Living and Dangerous Writing. In this episode Tim Ferriss talks to Chuck Palahniuk, the award-winning author of Fight Club.

I like this episode because it features Chuck Palahniuk and I like Chuck Palahniuk (and he has a lot of good writing advice to offer). But I especially like this episode because, after 15 minutes or so, Chuck Palahniuk declares something I find very interesting:

“I love making intentional mistakes.”

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