Category Archives: Product Reviews (writer stuff)

Five Months Work, in Photos

Here is visual evidence of how I spent most of the summer and autumn, all in the service of the Work in Progress: two books, a blue foamboard, a pack of 3 x 5 file cards, and a handful of … Continue reading

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A New Way to Write

I’ve been using Microsoft Word since the days when it shipped with a printed manual (which I still have, and which is still extremely useful). I’ve grown very comfortable with it, to the point where I can make headers behave … Continue reading

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Pen and Ink

After all the grumping I did about my Morning Pages notebooks being discontinued, I’m getting used to the new model, which I started using a couple of days ago. The transition was marked by one of those just-enough-milk-in-the-cereal-bowl moments that make a … Continue reading

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Squirrel-Reducing Software

I do most of my self-assigned writing—as opposed to client work—at coffee shops, where I can focus on fiction or the occasional poem without the distraction of everything that isn’t getting done around the house. The strategy usually pays off, … Continue reading

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Notebook Blues, Part 2

As I posted a few days ago, I’ve been auditioning notebooks to replace the discontinued style I have been using since forever to write my Morning Pages. I’ve ruled out the Moleskines; they may be “legendary” but my morning flailings aren’t. Write … Continue reading

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