I don’t know about you guys, but I have not been adapting well to self-isolation. I am extremely extroverted, and since I’ve been staying at home, I’ve slowly gotten more and more depressed and my mental health has deteriorated. I think I’ve had a breakdown seven of the twelve work days I’ve been telecommuting from… Continue reading Feeling Quarantine and Isolation Blues? Hey, Me, Too.
Disclaimer: Please note that as you read through this blog post, it is a bit tongue-in-cheek. Do not take this as a sign that I’m not taking COVID-19 seriously. I’m taking it very seriously and am in my house climbing the walls. Humor is my coping mechanism and I might be a bit of a… Continue reading Books to Get You Through COVID-19
I have a trick to getting more quality work done. A hack that taps into human biology and helps me be more efficient with my energy and focus so I can get better writing done, before my brain runs out of juice to function. I’ve made my ultradian rhythm my slave. Okay, whatever, Ais, but… Continue reading Ultradian Rhythm: Work With Your Grain
Last week, I mentioned some writing advice I got from a panel Jeff Wheeler was on at the Storymakers Writing Conference a year ago, and I wanted to go a little bit more in depth about it. A quick rehash: Wheeler used “laying tile” as a metaphor to describe his writing process (he puts out… Continue reading The Fruits of “Laying Tile”: Set Up For Success