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

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

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

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...