We tend to procrastinate not only when we are away from our desks, but also when we sit down to write. We turn reading and editing into excuses that slow down our writing. But good writing requires sustained attention and our full presence – there is no other way. Does a feeling of quiet frustration … Continue reading How to Write More
Do we write because we have something to say? Or because we want to find out what we think? Do we write because we enjoy solitude? Or because we are desperately lonely? Do we write because we need to type away the silence? Or because we want to sink deeper into it like in a … Continue reading Why Do We Write Our Time Away?
Often, when I tell people that I am a high school dropout, they show some concern. "Maybe you should go back to school," they say. "It's good to have a diploma, just in case your other plans don't work out." I see what they mean. Completing your education is a good thing, for most people … Continue reading Formal Education Is Good, But Not For Everyone