Getting (Metaphorically) Naked Will Make You A Better Writer

Here’s why baring all is the greatest gift you can give to your art, your life, and your future happiness.

What I Learned From A Naked Teenage Idiot, Lesson One — Or, “Streakers As Gurus.”

You might not think of an intoxicated 16-to-18-year-old guy without any clothes on as a wise man, but in some ways, he had a lot of things to teach those of us in the creative community.

Send Nudes To The Whole World…Metaphorically.

I feel compelled to clarify the metaphorical aspect of this article again and point out that I neither judge nor condone the sending of actual nudes to anyone. Do what you want, my guy.

Of Course, One Must Still Choose A Few Boundaries.

The high school streaker of enduring fame had clearly planned his display. Maybe that strikes you as odd, but it was clear to me at the time that he had calculated perfectly the necessary velocity and direction of his footloose and fancy-free flight of the ages down to the minute.

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Photo by Felipe Simo on Unsplash

All In All, Streaking Is Both Overdone And Underrated — Aka “The Dying Art Of True Exhibitionism.”

I’ll finish this ramble off with an observation. Paltry “honesty” is all over the digital landscape, and more of it floods in each and every day. You can read countless mundane and surface-level “confessions” whenever you open your phone or laptop.

Emily Sinclair Montague is a professional writer, author, and content strategist. Connect with her at or on Twitter (@EmilytheMontag1)!

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