Tag Archives: Austin Kleon

Work To Do

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How a person reacts to stress is an interesting thing. Some freeze, some go into a flurry. Some become more efficient because is streamlines their thinking and supplies them with an abundance of adrenaline. Some get mired in a swamp of depression, frustration, and anxiety. If I’m being honest here, I’ve been all of those …

Control

“The problem, fundamentally, was one of control — I had too much of it, over too tiny a territory, and I wasn’t willing to surrender it. You can’t control your way out of control.” Sam Anderson The above quote is from an article by Sam Anderson in the New York Times Magazine back in May …

the majority

Another newspaper blackout poem from several years ago finally seeing the light of day. Once again, this concept was stolen from Austin Kleon. It’s interesting going through this folder that’s been sitting idle for years now and discovering what’s inside. Some of it is okay, some is just me playing around and making a mess, …

The Truth

“Everyone lies about writing. They lie about how easy it is or how hard it was. They perpetuate a romantic idea that writing is some beautiful experience that takes place in an architectural room filled with leather novels and chai tea. They talk about their ‘morning ritual’ and how they ‘dress for writing’ and the …