“Sounds like The Hunger Games.”
That was my first response when I heard about Squid Game.
Forget about the word “game” in the title….just the premise: a group of people trying to be the last one standing for fame and perhaps fortune.
I’m late to Squid Game if catching a…
It’s faster than “writing every day.” And arguably even more productive.
And even though I’m a big believer in writing sprints, this isn’t it either.
What am I talking about?
I first heard about this idea from James Altucher and was unconvinced that it would work…
But it focused my…
You want to be more creative, but where do you start? Creativity is not something that can just happen on its own — it needs a bit of effort from us in order for it to flourish.
So how do you go about becoming more creative?
Let’s talk about two writing traits that are not always fun but are essential to any writing career.
Discipline and consistency.
Discipline is the willpower that makes you show up.
Consistency is the act of showing up.
The discipline to write creates consistency.
Do what you say you’re going to…
I love “Succession” and I’m looking forward to Season 3.
It’s won an Emmy.
Plus, who doesn’t like Succession Without Context or Kendall in…
Watched Squid Game yet? Good, keep going. No? Proceed at your own risk. Onward.
After realizing how desperate the characters were in Squid Game, the creators had a dilemma on their hands.
And it can surface to anyone who’s tried to write a story or screenplay.
Here’s the problem:
Rob Walker is an author and writer who realized one thing on his everyday journeys and walks: no one pays as much attention to the world around them as they think they do.
You are your harshest critic.
And get this…
You are your own worst enemy.
What else is new?
When I’m thinking of my writing, personal accomplishments, business acumen, I look down on myself.
I’m not the best.
I could do better.
I have regrets.
But does this motivate me to…