MVW: The idea of the Minimum Viable Writer

With all of the changes that are happening in the world as we dive headfirst in to 2017 I’ve started to inventory my needs as a writer. My name for this project is the MVW or Minimum Viable Writer. This is a play on the idea of a “minimum viable product” that is popular in the culture of tech startups. It’s an idea rooted in the concept of doing as little as needed to launch a product or service. The goal is to let the market decide if it will be profitable before investing too much time and money into it.

With this in mind I started to think about what are the minimum resources needed to write and publish. So let’s start with some definitions.
This is how I define what makes up a MVW:
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