“Write Every Day” is Bad Advice: Hacking the Psychology of Big Projects

A Flawed Axiom Write every day. If you’ve ever considered professional writing, you’ve heard this advice. Stephen King recommends it in his instructional memoir, On Writing (he follows a strict diet of 1,000 words a day, six days a week). Anne Lamott proposes something similar in her guide, Bird by Bird (she recommends sitting down … Continue reading “Write Every Day” is Bad Advice: Hacking the Psychology of Big Projects