(This is another one of those 3 Graffs pieces that, well, expanded. Kind of like work expanding, only different. No matter. Here’s where I come across some findings to this week’s brain teaser, so I’m letting it run a little long.)
After this week’s audit of how I spend my weekly 168 hours, a couple [...]
I’ve reverse-engineered my weekly 168 hours, and I really can’t find many holes. I mean, no one touches my sleep time, and I need my me-time, my navel-studying tome. Everybody does. But everything else has been squeezed out of it. I think.
Want to know what’s wild? Even though my time allocation is pretty well [...]
I’m going to cheat here. This is a little more than 3 paragraphs this time. But it’ll be useful stuff anyway. Bear with me …
My biggest juggling act involves those 168 hours I’m given per week. Yeah, that same number you and everyone else gets; this is one of the few aspects of life [...]
(This is really two posts in one. How cool is that?)
One of the reasons people give about why they don’t pursue their creativity is that there’s never enough time to do it.
Which makes sense. But we’re all allotted the same 168 hours per week. Unless I croak in mid-stream, I get the same [...]
[intro] You can’t tell by looking, but this creative&dangerous blog has been wildly successful in the year I’ve had it up.
OK, so you won’t see that in the usual metrics. Readership and ad revenue (what’s that) are flat, and sometimes I can even hear the joint echoing when I post new material. [...]
You wouldn’t think so at first glance, but the whole creative process will drain you.
I have no idea why. From a scientific/medical standpoint you’re using tons of glucose in the brain for writing, playing music, painting, flat-out creating. Glucose equals energy, so maybe that whole thing makes sense after all.
Sometimes I think doing [...]
For my readers who may have noticed my absence lately, I’m working on my upcoming ebook.
Titled “Will Work For Exposure,” it’s in the home stretch of the first draft. It now checks in at 22,925 words. My target is 25,000, meaning I’ll complete the first draft sometime tomorrow.
From there, here’s my production [...]
It doesn’t matter how I do something or how many hours I put in, the proof is in the finished product.
While it’s cool to talk with other creatives about the number of times I rewrote a final draft, all the fast-moving chord changes I had to learn to play a song or the number [...]
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