The Best Creators Do This 1 Thing

Hassan S. Ali
Jun 11, 2023

All of my fave creators do this 1 thing (and you can too, with a lil help):

⭐️ They weave in other people’s quotes, ideas, or stories to better express themselves.

It’s not just to sound wicked smahht.

It helps flesh out the writer’s point to readers.

“I quote others only in order the better to express myself,” said Michele de

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Hassan S. Ali

I write comedy things. the ha & lol. Also a founding editor of Slackjaw on Medium.