Tag: writing

  • Twitter threads make no sense to me

    Twitter threads make no sense to me. I also find then to be pretty frustrating. I’ve read some really interesting, and engaging Twitter threads (you probably have too). Every time I read one, I ask myself two questions: Why is this person going out of their way to share this story/their thoughts on a format […]

  • I keep wanting to buy more Field Notes notebooks …

    I keep wanting to buy more Field Notes notebooks, but I’m not going through the ones I do order fast enough to justify buying more.

  • Om Malik: showing us how it’s done

    Dave Winer paid tribute to Om Malik on Twitter. I shared my perspective in reply and it seemed wrong to leave my response just as a tweet so I thought I’d re-post my response here too.

  • Online publishing will not die if Medium fails

    Medium has pivoted again and its success could hold the key for a more sustainable online publishing industry. Even if it fails, it won’t mean the death of publishing.

  • Thoughts about careers when I grow up

    Jamie Rubin’s post titled “What I Want to Be When I Grow Up” reminded me about a few thoughts of my own about what I want to do with my life when I grow up.

  • 6 December is my Social Anniversaries Day

    Today is a day of social anniversaries. It is the 10th anniversary of me joining Facebook and, more significantly, the 12th anniversary of this blog.

  • Nostalgia about writing on paper, something more tangible

    Jamie Todd Rubin’s post about writing on paper is nostalgia about writing in a different time and a more tangible writing experience.

  • Facing a blank page

    Facing a blank page

    Staring at a blank page and being unable to fill it with something intelligible is a common experience of writer’s block, the bane of most writers.