“What one does is what counts. Not what one had the intention of doing.”
Here’s what I’ve been up to this week…
Lately, most of blogging has been on Medium. I’ll be linking to those posts in these weekly roundups.
What I’m Writing
“How to Get Sh*t Done as a Freelancer” which was featured in Data-Driven Investor.
My dad and I are getting close to a submittable manuscript of his memoir–stay tuned.
I recently finished a rough draft of a pulp-style crime novel. It turns out writing two books in a year is easier than finishing one. As anyone who has ever run a race or climbed a mountain knows, the two hardest parts are starting and finishing.
What I’m Reading
Driven to Distraction: recognizing and coping with Attention Deficit Disorder, by Dr. Edward Hallowell
The First Quarry, by Max Allan Collins
What I’m Listening To
Charlie Parker. But I’ve started wearing earplugs while I’m working and reading–again, adult ADD.
What I’m Doing
Taking a free online studio art class through the Museum of Modern Art on Coursera: Postwar Abstract Painting. It’s like Bob Ross but in the style of Jackson Pollock, Barnett Newman, and Mark Rothko.
Send me an email if you want a painting.