Brain in overdrive

Brain in overdrive

I write every morning for 25 minutes. Set the timer and just go. It’s been a ritual for years. Hardly ever miss it. Just a braindump – nothing I keep or use for anything. Certainly unpublishable. But it clears my head of all the crap and lets me start...

I like writing

I write every day. I type a lot, of course – sometimes up to 5000 words a day, even not counting emails. But I write too. Longhand. In a journal. Three pages every day, first thing in the morning. It usually takes me about 20 minutes. Writing whatever comes into...
Breathing in

Breathing in

It’s been a strange and busy year… and we’re only in week two. Of course, I’m determined not to be one of those “I’m so busy!” people, but I do rather a lot of things. Fortunately, most of them are very interesting things....
Finishing touches on the radio book

Finishing touches on the radio book

For the past few weeks, I’ve been working with a copy editor by the name of Manuela on preparing my Radio in the Digital Age book for print. She’s been brilliant – making suggestions, corrections and alterations – and even adding additional...
The paperless dream

The paperless dream

I’ve been using Evernote, on and off, for over three years now. And while it seems like a terribly clever thing, it just wasn’t that useful in my life. I take lots of notes, and I write a lot of things, but I have a number of different systems for sorting...