Writing vs. Programming

I just saw on twitter a time lapsed video of the author Scott Berkun writing 1000 words.

While watching it, I was amazed at how much it resembles the way I program.

In spite of the resemblance, I tend to think writing is harder, because there’s no computer to tell you if what you wrote works or not.

In both cases you can ask other people to review your work, sure, but there’s no comparable tool for writing that could match the speed of a web page reload or even of a compiler.

I should write more.

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