Snaps, Scraps and Snippets really is a valuable book! And a lot is packed into its pages.
the writing life
While the whole of January was a bit all over the place, the last week was just, well, a curveball from start to finish.
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.
That said, I have changed the way I manage my time and day quite significantly, not to mention the hours when I work, as I have to keep a steady routine when it comes to going to bed and waking up.
Like I hinted in some previous posts, I’m making changes to the blog this year…
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!
Can you believe it’s almost December? (Of course, Black Friday is still looming in front of me and, with it, the fear that I will actually have to go to the shops sometime on Friday, but I digress.) I really… Read More ›