The Writer’s Ego: How To Kill It (and Keep Killing It)

In a previous article, I set down my greatest fear as a writer: sheer egoism. In this article, I want to unpack what I’ve been learning about killing the ego. That language may seem a touch violent, but I’m afraid it’s the best language to use. We don’t want to quiet the ego, or pacify it. We want to kill it, and to keep killing it.