Tag: progress

Creativity, Writing

Start With “The End.”

The End

For most writers, writing the words, “The End” is the culmination of months (or years) of effort. It marks the completion of a project and is cause for a moment of celebration. I’m weird, though, because none of this is true for me. I usually write, “The End” within the first day of beginning a …

Productivity, Writing

You Have to Make the Good Stuff Happen


As I’ve gotten older, I’ve noticed an interesting phenomenon: It’s only the bad stuff that happens to you without effort. (In most cases; there are exceptions.) On the other hand, while bad things may rain down on you without your control or consent, you have to work really hard to make the good stuff happen. …