Thoughts on deep work and avoiding distraction

Cal Newport makes a very good argument that what he calls “deep work”, which is basically work which requires constant concentration and must be done without interruption, is on the decline as distractions like social media become more invasive in almost everyone’s everyday lives.

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Writing Plans for the Year 2019

I do have a few main projects that I’ll be working on during the year and these are a radio drama, Porselein, The Knowledge Stones, Grove of Graves, and Charms of Life and Death, The last three of these are part of The Ruon Chronicles.

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Looking forward to 2019

I’m starting to properly plan for next year, though. It’s safe to say that I mostly pantsed this year. Maybe plantsed if I’m being nice!

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Discovering your passion: learning and doing

(You can read Part 1 and Part 2 by clicking here.) Okay, so you’ve decided what to pursue, but now you probably have quite a learning curve ahead of you – even if you just want to learn to brioche knitting (difficult, but awesome, btw). The first thing you probably need to do is to […]

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Rediscovering your passion, part 2

(You can read Part 1 by clicking here.) In part 1 of “rediscovering your passion,” I wrote about how it became clear to me that I was on the right road regarding the work I wanted to do and the passion that I wanted to pursue full-time, i.e. writing. My eureka moment While I’d always […]