First the Monster, Void, Then the Scare

Building the perfect beast means first hatching the egg and then only later dealing with the poison. In other words, a writer first births in great peals and paroxysm of pain and skullduggery, before cleaning up all the evidence of the enterprise. A writer creates, and only later does she …

Algorithms & Me

First this morning a word, an algorithm for cultivating a learning practice towards genius. You must clarify your goals; gain knowledge through spaced repetition; preserve health; work steadily; minimize stress; refuse interruption, and never resist sleep when tired, — Piotr Wozniak, inventor of the learning software, SuperMemo. A writer on …