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About baz

Basile Samel is a 25yo software engineer, writer, perpetual traveler, and solo business owner born in Tonneins, France.

After graduating from the top-ranking engineering school INSA Lyon as a telecom engineer, Basile decided to use his software skills for good by becoming CTO of Justinien, a legal chatbot startup (now dismantled).

On November 22nd 2018, he launches 200 Words a Day (now The Co-Writers), a 4000-member community/web app helping people develop a writing habit that won the Product Hunt Makers Festival 2018 and earned the title #1 Product of the Day.

Basile Samel now spends his days writing (450+ day streak), developing digital products, and working on his first book about sustainable digital nomadism.

Now: living in Budapest, Hungary till April 3rd, freelance technical writing at, focused on releasing Bouquin's Minimum Viable Product