We Love Lists, We Love Emily Temple’s Lists, We Love Emily Temple

Or, how to express the inexpressible

Photo by Jessica Arends on Unsplash

Consider the list. That useful tool. We use lists to manage tasks, and we use lists to make sense of things. You are probably listing now, as you read. To comprehend anything, you must notice, remember, connect. (That’s a list; three words, joined by commas.)

--

--

--

www.melissatoldy.com

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

I’m Tired Of Having To Write 5-Minute-Long Stories

14 Literary Agents Seeking Science Fiction

I Started Answering Comments And Didn’t Immediately Fall Apart

Why Scientists Make the Best Writers

Please Don’t Sit On The Acorn

How I Use my Passion Planner to Achieve Writing Goals

THE GREAT MIGRATION ESSAY

Bryan Caplan Unjustly Bashes F. A. Hayek’s Writing Style

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Melissa Toldy

Melissa Toldy

www.melissatoldy.com

More from Medium

How Has Literary Fiction Changed Your Life?

Exploring Tattoos Like I Never Have Before

Male tattoo artist

The Measure of a Man

Headshot of actor Sidney Poitier smiling

Welcome to Middle School Book Club!