Materials writing and pub quizzes

Before lockdown I was an avid pub quizzer. It’s the perfect hobby for a materials writer because we accumulate tons of useless facts when researching articles. Here’s a list of some random topics I’ve written texts on in the last, pfff, 18 months maybe? I’ve discussed this with Clare Maas before – I’d love to see your updated list of writes, Clare!

I guess there is a point to this list. If you are thinking of becoming a writer, then you’ve got to be willing to write 300-800 words or so on a lot of random stuff. Sometimes it’s more boring than you think, sometimes it’s harder than you think and takes a lot of research. Sometimes it’s like ‘wooooooah! WELL INTERESTING! I’m totally not going to shut up for days about that, and bore anyone I meet to death by reciting every last fact.’

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