Never ask for permission only forgiveness.

Toni Morrison, this season's guardian spirit, cut up from a post by Austin Kleon. I remember Nancy Wheeler, played by Natalie Dyer on Stranger Things Season 3, saying to her boyfriend (Charlie Hutton) as they went off to pursue a lead to a story that the editor of the Hawkins, Indiana newspaper told her not… Continue reading Never ask for permission only forgiveness.

Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport.

A leisurely time writing at Needmore Coffee The introduction to this book struck me, but like a lot of Newport’s work the first half is like beating a dead horse from an argument standpoint—because that’s his training as an academic. But the second half is filled with helpful suggestions. The introduction, however, is argumentative gold.… Continue reading Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport.

How I make the best use of my time.

Gerard Way in his home office, thinking thoughts about comics and music. The critical part of all of this is, really, to make use of the time you do have. It’s always changing, so you have to be adaptable. For me, I know making the best use of my time to write is to get… Continue reading How I make the best use of my time.

Previously on…

Today’s message from Noah Hawley (author of Before The Fall and creator and showrunner of Fargo and Legion): “I try to build the work around my life as opposed to my life around the work.” I have it taped inside the first volume of 2018′s daybooks, because that’s what I’m shooting for this year.davidpress.net:I gave up… Continue reading Previously on…