My Favorite Part of Work

A working writer does a lot more than just write. Every Monday morning is spent on accounting. At least a third of my time is spent editing, which is arguably a subset of writing, but it’s not adding words to a manuscript. Marketing is something I need to spend more time on, so I can […]

Social Media and Deep Work

Continuing my observations on the book Deep Work by Cal Newport, focusing on how your approach to social media impacts your productivity. The “any benefit” approach to social media justifies use based on the flimsiest potential advantages without weighting those gains against potential negatives. It doesn’t even acknowledge the negatives. You need to be looking […]