Just Start

Everyday I sit down to write. I rarely begin with an idea burning a hole in my brain. I’ve got nothing and I just start writing. If I am lucky an idea starts to come together. For me the process requires constant, repetitive, disciplined work. If I show up, the good ideas follow. It’s the work that createsContinue reading “Just Start”

Failing Every Day

I have been reading a lot of James Altucher lately. One of the things I admire is his incredible ability to ship. He has written 17 books, blogs constantly and is a prodigious podcaster. I started with Choose Yourself which was packed with remarkable insights and resonates with me both as a writer and consultant. This led me toContinue reading “Failing Every Day”

That Time I Wrote 100,000 Words @750words At A Time

I hit a major milestone last week. Since February I’ve written more than 100,000 words. Let’s put that into perspective. According to Amazon’s Text Stats, the median length for all books is about 64,000 words. I have written enough to fill one novel and am halfway through a second. While I doubt many of my wordsContinue reading “That Time I Wrote 100,000 Words @750words At A Time”

Thinking is easy, blogging is hard

I was asked last week if i blog and after an awkward yes, I had to admit that it’s getting pretty dusty here at World on Shuffle headquarters. So many ideas. So few blog posts. Nine months of crickets. I keep an impressive list of potential blog topics. Many of them are quite fleshed outContinue reading “Thinking is easy, blogging is hard”