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    Some Thoughts On Writing Speed

    by I recently read a really interesting article on writing speed on Dean Wesley Smith’s blog. It’s a few years old now, but still relevant. Without going into a lot of detail (because that would spoil the article for you), he talks about how people made really good livings writing in the Pulp era and how much of that came to output speed, about the history of the pulps, about differences in word lengths, and about how the fiction market as a whole has changed, evolved, and is leading us into a new Pulp era. An era where your earning potential is going to be heavily affected by your writing…