Is it new or does it suck?

Hu Chen / Unsplash

A lot of people ask me for advice on how to get started writing.

The pattern I see is fairly repetitive:

They get inspired by something. They make big plans to write: maybe it’s a newsletter, maybe it’s a book, maybe it’s a script for a movie. Then they set up their routine.

Often the routine itself isn’t bad. They’ll block time off on their calendars once a day, or a few times a week. They’ll try to focus on the process and not on the results.

Learn more

This post is for
paying subscribers

Subscribe →

Or, login.

Read this next:

Superorganizers

How Productivity Star Thomas Frank Reaches Millions on YouTube

We pull back the curtain on how he gets things and done, and do a deep dive on his system for making videos

🔒 Mar 30, 2020

The Long Conversation

TLC Podcast #8: The Body Question

Dec 21, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

Every smart person you know is reading this newsletter

Get one actionable essay a day on AI, tech, and personal development

Subscribe

Already a subscriber? Login