Apr 15 • 59M

escape the trap of coolness

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Sarah Elaine Smith
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Coolness was a suffocating idea which made it nearly impossible to promote my writing—because what’s less cool than trying? Growing up in a rural place and feeling like everything worth doing happened elsewhere gave me this default approach to the world which made me an observer—and observers are always outside the action. The act of observing makes it …

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