Writers, Be Bold: Take a Position, Even if it’s Unpopular

Joel Eisenberg
3 min readFeb 19, 2020

Someone needs to express your truth. Why not you?

Sort of a sexist comment, huh?

Regardless, I’ll simply incorporate “or she” within the second sentence of the quote and we’ll go from there.

Honesty holds no sway to sex.

This recent post incorporates my resolute opinion that all writers must seek and tell the truth — their truth — in their writing:

It is the only way to make a difference.

Here are several other personal examples of Medium articles which exemplify, for me personally, an ongoing, larger quest for challenging long-held perspectives, repercussions be damned:



Joel Eisenberg

Joel Eisenberg is an award-winning author, screenwriter, and producer. The Oscar in the profile pic isn’t his but he’s scheming. WGA and Pen America member.