Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

What is the difference between being original and imitating?

Which one will get you further in life?

Today is a Deep Thoughts Thursday so we have a quote:

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

-Herman Melville


What does this mean for English learners?

Don’t follow a formula.

Be creative with your words.

Don’t focus too much on being perfect.

Get creative with your tone of voice.

Learn different ways to say different things.


Check out this episode about the Zone of Genius.


Where does this quote resonate with you?

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