18 Leadership Lessons from Editor Terrorence

Here’s what I learned from a year of guiding 30 incredible writers

The TCF logo, designed in-house. Design credits: Vishnu Deepak.

Poets who could shape emotions with verse. Geeks pouring their hearts out over obscure novels, music, and videogames. Actors and orators who could wield both the mic and the pen. Artists devoted to bettering themselves. Athletes who knew how important teamwork was. Students who knew that the written word led to harvests beyond academia, whose voices raised issues bigger than themselves. People unsure of their place in the world, people who found refuge in fiction, and those who found courage in giving clarity to their thoughts. All of them found a home here.

From meetings and trips to making Festember a success, we’ve come a long way. Source: Images captured by the author.
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Things that could have gone better

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Things that went right (as a leader)

In memory of the trip that happened. Source: Image captured by the author.

Things that went right (as a team)

TCF ’18, TCF ’19, and TCF ’20 in all their splendor. Source: Images captured by the author.

P. S. — I am forever grateful to Vishnu Deepak and Abhinaya S.B. for granting me the opportunity of leading this bizarre yet absolutely lovely team. And I’d be doing the team a disservice if I didn't recognize those who built the bedrock that we stand upon: Vivek Adithya and Sara M Jacob.

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0.2M+ views. 5x Top Writer. Warping between games, tech, and fiction. Yes, that includes to-do lists. Words in IGN, Kotaku AU, SUPERJUMP, The Startup, and more.