“Chase what you know well.” - Amardeep Parmar
Amardeep Parmar (amardeep.medium.com) is a writer and editor with over 1 million views and 17K followers on Medium. He started writing on the platform in January 2020 and has since been featured in numerous publications, including The Forge, Better Humans, and Mind Café.
Amar is also an editor of Entrepreneur’s Handbook: A Medium publication with over 185K followers. This wasn’t his intention and yet he now gets to learn from some of the best writers in this space. He’s also kindly edited and published a number of my own articles which is how we first connected!
I’m a huge fan of Amar’s writing so it’s a pleasure to welcome him to the party! In our wide-ranging conversation, we discuss how to become a better writer with a “you sound like an idiot” checker; Amar’s writing process; creating genuine bonds with other writers; tips for new writers; and so much more!
You can find Amar at the following:
Writing in his younger years (5:42)
Talking about Ikigai: The Most Misunderstood Secret to A Happy Life (8:43)
How to become a better writer with a “you sound like an idiot” checker (11:21, 16:24)
How his educational background is helping him with his process (14:21)
Amar’s writing process (18:47)
Creating genuine bonds with other writers (27:09)
Being an editor for Entrepreneurs Handbook (35:33)
Tips for new writers (39:34, 45:45)
Amar’s recommended writers (51:33)
Writing after lockdown (59:11)
“Try to understand people you don’t agree with” - Amardeep (1:06:46)
Useful resources mentioned during the episode:
Louise Croft’s Udemy Course
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