Margaret Atwood: “Every tool has three sides. The sharp side (the upside). The blunt side (the down side).

And the stupid side. The side you didn’t anticipate, whose consequences you did not intend. The side that sees you cut yourself without intending to.”

Watch this fantastic video of Atwood, one of my very favourite authors, telling the techiesat the ‘Tools of Change’ Conference (TOC) in NYC how writers are the ‘dead moose’, the primary source on which so many, inside and outside publishing, feed.


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