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  1. Sep 2016
    1. This isn't surprising. The science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon famously said some-thing like, "Ninety percent of everything is crap," a formulation that geeks now refer to as Sturgeon's Law

      I had not heard of this law before. Although when applied to the wealth of writing that exists, I could see how this could be accurate but it is more likely a statement that just because there is a lot of something, doesn't mean that it is all wonderful.

    2. But pretty •. soon they~ think about the fact that someone's going to read this as soon as it's posted

      Not only does this point relate to online writing but it also addresses an apprehension that all forms of writers, online and not, have before thinking of the piece as published to an audience.