My Story Board. Cal Newport is probably my work MVP over the course of this last year in A New Bloom. Around New Years last year he wrote about his rooted productivity document. To be more concrete, create a single page document that describes the key productivity rules, habits, and systems (which I’ll summarize as… Continue reading My Storyboard
Last week, Austin Kleon wrote about how he uses his notebooks and why he uses them. This caused me to think about how I use my notebooks in my newsletter. Here’s a little more detail into how I use my two journals, and a document on my desktop. Scrapbook: I have some small pocket notebooks,… Continue reading On having and using notebooks.
I thought I would do a similar thing just to see how it changes in 2017. My Primary Workspace: is the guest bedroom/office, which we call the “Goffice.” We share a desk with two drawers, one drawer is for my wife and filled with her various knitting needles, notebooks, and sewing supplies. In my drawer… Continue reading This Is My (Writing) Boomstick! by Cullen Bunn
I use my Instagram as a process diary, so it’s filled with photos of what I’m reading and photos of my notebooks and boring shit like that. But this weekend, I thought about posting my current process–for personal posterity reasons–for writing a recent Thought Balloons script. The prompt was in celebration of “home” and celebrated… Continue reading How I write Comics.
Paraphrased and adapted from this post by Charles Soule. DECIDE on what you can do today and do it. I practice this by meditating for ten minutes before I start my day–before a shower sometimes. I focus on my breath, while letting my mind run through all that I have to accomplish that day. Then… Continue reading How I Do It [or “Soule Work” for my students].