Tim Ferriss recently interviewed David Heinemeier Hansson, the creator of Ruby on Rails and winner of “world’s biggest endurance race: 24 hours of Le Mans.” Early in the interview, Tim and David had a fascinating discussion about creative flow state that I had to capture and share with you. DHH: It’s exciting, it’s a loud car […]
Realistic expectations for my writing goals this year based on what I learned in 2014 about my own writing process and self-publishing in general.
Sherlock Holmes is undeniably a talented and creative character. But is that what makes him successful? This article was originally published by a blog called Life Optimizer, and later syndicated by The Globe and Mail.
Professionalism is not so much a fact of being as an attitude that one can assume. Learn how to act like a pro and what Steven Pressfield has to say about Resistance.
“I would have to work hard tomorrow. Work could cure almost anything, I believed then, and I believe it now.” — Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast
Like the body, the mind can also grow and develop through training. But while many of us attend to the needs of our body by exercising regularly and eating right, few people recognize “the need to train our minds in the same manner.”
See the thing about good ideas is that you can’t kill them. You can throw them away, sure. But if the idea is truly good, it will always come back to you.
“Anytime someone puts a lock on something that belongs to you and doesn’t give you a key, that lock is not there for your benefit. The lock I’m talking about here of course is digital rights management, or DRM—the so-called locks that are used to restrict copying and use of digital works”
I listened to Self-Publishing And The Bookstrapper’s Guide To Book Marketing With Tucker Max yesterday, and something Tucker Max said about the storytelling of the future, and how exciting it is to be alive right now keeps echoing in my head.