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Every writer needs an editor. A first reader. I am incredibly lucky in that my wife loves to read or be read my stuff, and her insight is sharp and reliable. She’s been behind me while I struggled to get … Continue reading

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One of the reasons I pushed against the style that seemed so natural to me was that it only suits characters that are, basically, me. Writing like this isn’t writing so much as letting my thoughts funnel through into sentences, … Continue reading

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Why I stopped writing

Or, how forums and comments gradually eroded my capacity to give a shit about videogames journalism. Me and my girlfriend have been talking a lot recently about ‘the quest’. That undeniable feeling that there’s meaning out there to be discovered, … Continue reading

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