One of the things I love about The Internet is how each of us can interact…and interact with the artists and creators we enjoy most.
I’ve really been enjoying Steven Pressfield’s blog. Check out this entry, about his #1 way to foul up as an author/screenwriter:
Or, “Shut Up, Sit Down And Type.” https://altmba.com/charlesstarrett/shut-up-sit-down-and-type/
As pointed out by the inimitable Seth Godin in http://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/114354895/0/sethsblog~SUSDAT.html
I don’t have writers block personally, I just feel guilty when I write here as there are Other Things I Should Be Doing. Those are the things that I should be shutting up and doing.
So, back to the grind.
Challenge question of the day: do you really have writer’s block, or is it something else? If you want to blow through writer’s block, SUSDAT. If it’s no good, that’s OK, throw it away and try again.
My daughter and I are just starting a blog. It’s called “Dak & Daughter Coding” and we’re having a little fun. I’m leaving the driving to her at this point, and she’s doing pretty well! Have a look.
In Iran, they say, there are two books in every household – the Koran and Hafez. One is read, the other is not. To understand this joke you need do no more than join the millions who regularly throng the tomb of Hafez, 14th century poet of Shiraz and Iran’s national hero, as I did […]
Back to it. Been ridiculously busy at work (eek, for two years!), but I need to do my daily writing katas.
Is it still juvenalia when you do your writing warm ups well into a career spent elsewhere? What should this be called? Do I dare to eat a peach? I have heard the paper books calling each to each, but at this point in my career, they do not call to me.
All work and no play makes Dak a dull boy.
We went to see “How to Train Your Dragon” today. Very refreshing, charming, even uplifting. Our seats were terrible, and we saw it in 2D, but it was still great. Very much looking forward to seeing it in 3D or 3D IMAX. Might be too much for our daughter, though; she cried…and then wanted to see it again.