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English literature & creative writing grad. Editor @ Start it up (Medium’s largest active publication) + Curious (all things self-help)

Behind the scenes at Start it up HQ — See how the editing process works and get some unique insider tips

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  • How your submission is assessed and what kinds of articles we’re looking for as part of our rebrand;
  • How we choose who makes it into our Newsletters and Editor’s Picks;
  • A sneak peek at our stats;
  • A look at…


The Straight-Talking Life Truths Worth Remembering When You Feel Lost


What our editors would love to read and publish in Curious + introducing our new relationship column

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A Practical Strategy for Dealing with Negative Emotions


What the Start it up team would love to read and publish in June

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When Life Gives You Lemons, You Have 5 Courses of Action


The Subtle Way of Saying No


A fun writing challenge for new and existing contributors

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What It Truly Means to Play a Small Part in Something Bigger

Elizabeth Dawber

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