I’m going to tell you about The Scatter, and how I’m using it to build a creative life that aligns with my goals and my values, while respecting my limits and also the essential mystery of being human.
So… I don’t think I’ve had a true week of good sleep since my birthday.
You already know that I want to finish drafting MYSTERY BOOK, and not just “in 2020” but “as soon as possible.”
I knew I wanted to write a post summing up the previous decade, and then I decided to let the past ten years of creative work sum things up for me.
There’s this thing I’ve been trying to do lately, which is basically “no laptop after work,” and the nights I can pull it off are remarkable.
So… I am pretty sure I won’t finish MYSTERY BOOK by the end of the year.
I have been 38 for a week and a day, and in the past week I read (or heard) these three quotes that—well, I agree with the first two full stop, and the third one makes me feel a little grody inside, but here they are.
At what point will my sense memories become outdated?
This isn’t a book about smartphones. I mean, yeah, there are some tips and tricks to help you optimize your smartphone use, one of which I wrote up in Lifehacker last week, but Nir Eyal’s Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life isn’t really about why phones are bad or why the…