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A prohibited item. Short story.

2 years ago, for day 101 by Ivette Yanez Soria 💎

A gray men in a grey suit passes through the security gate, with his suitcase. The officer on the other side lets him know that he needs to go back and put it on the band, for revision. The grayness of his face hardens and, using a deep and demanding...

Experts in narrow fields

2 years ago, for day 98 by Vlad Fratila

On my way to work today, I was listening to the latest episode of the Freakonomics podcast and I heard something that captured my interest. The topic was rent control and its pros and cons, from the perspective of economists and policy-makers. I found a small aspect of this conversation...

On deep work

2 years ago, for day 88 by Vlad Fratila

I told my friend that I started writing, and he said that writing just for the sake of it can't get you very far. He mentioned the 10 thousand hour rule and urged me to go back and read what I wrote. At first, I was opposed to the idea,...

What should my first writing project be?

2 years ago, for day 86 by Vlad Fratila

I tried really hard to keep this new writing thing going without thinking too much about it. But I can't do it any longer. My mind can't help but think ahead. I need to keep myself interested, but also grounded. So I figured I need to set my mind to...

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