I wasn’t prepared for how hard life was going to be. I had no idea of how much work it takes to succeed. I’ve always taken the easy way out of things rather than the path that was right but difficult. When I entered college, I did it partly because that was simply what was […]Read more "Transitions"
And then there is the white space. The blank page on your screen. It is nothing. It is everything. With what will you fill it? The latest political outrage? The latest hashtag trend? A viral post, image, video that will be forgotten in 5 minutes? Gossip? The same distractions that everyone else has already posted […]Read more "White Space"
Just recently I came across this bit of wisdom in this quote from Joshua Wolf Shenk. It reads: “Get through a draft as quickly as possible. Hard to know the shape of the thing until you have a draft. Literally, when I wrote the last page of my first draft of Lincoln’s Melancholy I thought, […]Read more "Write Badly"