For the past few months, I’ve had a habit tracker for writing.” The purpose was to make it part of my routine.

The problem was that my filthy monkey brain just started checking it off based on the writing I’d do for work.

Okay, even that was a bit of slight of hand, I’d count proposals or client copy too.

Oh, look, you’re exercising that writing muscle on a website estimate.”

The letter of the assignment, but not the spirit. At all. So, for March, I’ve changed that to Publish.” Because that’s the thing I need to work on: Mashing that publish button so all both people who are paying attention get a thing.

I’m sorry.

Here are some things I found interesting these last couple of weeks.

I can’t wait to hear what the world’s largest-brained animals think of us.

I’m going to ponder these eight attributes of the short story from Joy Williams. But it’s also reminded me to re-read The Elements of Style and to break open the copy of Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing.

And finally, I’ll be curled up in a ball on the floor between now and November watching this.

Up next Media Diet 2024-02-08 A quick post on some random things I’ve watched the last few months. Crabby
Latest posts Things I Read: 2024-05-02 Not the worst advice The Eclipse Hangover is Real No Man Two today from Apple news—macro and micro. Proof of Life: 2024-03-14 Closing F1’s Velvet Curtain Crabby Mashing the Button Media Diet 2024-02-08 Dumbest Chase Scene Nomination: Reacher S2E5 Here we go—again. Leave the World Behind 1282 Media Diet for July 8, 2023 An Ode to My GR1 Would you like to play a game? A Spacey Kind of Day What do these things have in common? 2022-10-11: Proof of Life 2022-09-30 11:00: Proof of Life This is the best bad idea we have. Today’s Earworm(s): 2022-07-12 Edition Denial is not just a river in Egypt 2022-06-23 2022-06-22 Burn'em Nine Inch Nails at Red Hat: An Evening Out 2022-04-27: Proof of Life 2022-04-20: Getting back to it. 2022-04-06: Proof of Life