on habit points

Over the last year, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time googling ways to build habits and be more productive. Working for myself and setting routines and deadlines I don’t weasel out of is quite difficult when I’m the kind of person who used to succeed at work by relying on my fear of letting…

on first drafts

Almost every famous author has something to say about the importance and the muckiness of first drafts. "The first draft is just you telling yourself the story."1 “Every first draft is perfect, because all a first draft has to do is exist.”2 "... you have to give yourself permission to suck, especially in the first…