The work of becoming a prolific writer – someone who writes easily and quickly, and has fun while doing it – is the work of managing your moment-by-moment experience of your writing. Writing is one of those activities that looks easy, but really isn’t. Besides the basic intellectual challenge, writing is also an act of self-exposure, and often to critical or harsh audiences.
…because it can be simultaneously intimate and public. For that reason, Facebook, Twitter, etc. – and even blogging – are not as easy to figure out, from a productivity standpoint, as they seem. Even email can be problematic because even the most personal email can be leaked. These are global, psychological, sociological and technological forces […]