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A Year of Living Thoughtfully 05/07/24

Day #231

I’m learning some things about writing. I will never write the great American novel or any novel for that matter, but I hope that what I do write will at least be interesting to my children… In the meantime, I take great satisfaction in the process. Here are seven things I have learned.

  1. Find a comfortable place.
  2. Not inspired, just put down 100 words and see where that takes you.
  3. Write about what is going on in the moment.
  4. Read for inspiration (I do that a lot).
  5. Do not let a day go by…
  6. Write, don’t judge. If it’s shit that’s okay.
  7. Keep going, you will reach a point where you have to do it.

What is truly remarkable about these suggestions is how many things besides writing they apply to…

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