Why Writers Are the Worst Procrastinators

WTF with this article!!! Or is it a clever way to get her point across? Nice flow about procrastination, psychological reasons … and then boom … she goes fully ballistic: embracing hard work and trashing the millennials. There is a small point but even as an adaptation of her book, totally irrelevant to writer procrastination. For a second I thought she was one of these old fringe right misogynists (there are shes like that) spewing their early morning emailed line-by-line parroting talking points instruction venom of usual suspects of social and moral decline: East coast education (or any for that matter,) female equality, science, lack of responsibility and Starbucks at every Christmas. What would Jesus do? Of course he already forgave McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King and the rest of corporate America for saying Holidays … 

I liked the “unmasking” part: “The fear of being unmasked as the incompetent you ‘really’ are is so common that it actually has a clinical name: impostor syndrome.” We should include that in section 702 reform to not unmask impostors … only 2 weeks until it expires and no procrastination! 

The psychological origins of waiting (… and waiting, and waiting) to work.

Source: Why Writers Are the Worst Procrastinators

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Pantone’s Color Of The Year Is Here, And It’s As Nebulous As 2018 Looks

Terrifying or exciting? Ultra violet could be either.

IT’S AN ULTRA-VIOLET WORLD

“Complex” doesn’t begin to describe it. We’re wrestling with an administration that wants to reverse decades of progress in civil rights, economic justice, environmentalism, and more. We’re confronting the ugly truths about gender inequality and abuse. But just as fast as some forces are yanking us into the past, we’re careening even more rapidly into the future thanks to powerful innovations in biotechnology, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technology.

Purple, of all the colors in the spectrum, embodies this situation best, as Pantone explains. “[Ultra Violet] is a very provocative shade, but it’s also a thoughtful color–it sounds like a bit of an oxymoron,” Eiseman says. “This is the kind of color attached, historically, to originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking. These are the elements we need to create a meaningful future. Inventiveness and imagination is something we seek in our personal lives and business worlds. People are looking for that ‘magic bullet,’ and this shade is the perfect shade to lead right into it . . . It’s intriguing, fascinating, and magical.” …

Source: Pantone’s Color Of The Year Is Here, And It’s As Nebulous As 2018 Looks

Anthony Scaramucci Called Me to Unload About White House Leakers, Reince Priebus, and Steve Bannon

Cool glasses. You may not like the foul-mouth Mooch but he is square and takes transparency to a whole new level … excuse my language … I meant fucking level … and Bannon is trying to do that??? 😲

Hard pill to swallow — so some time Scar may apologize but don’t hold your breath — if he did it will only be with a gift in a box. Don’t wanna be there for that unloading! LOL 

The new White House communications director has threatened to fire the entire communications staff.

Source: Anthony Scaramucci Called Me to Unload About White House Leakers, Reince Priebus, and Steve Bannon

On wall, Trump doubles down on solar, suggests ‘transparency’ – ABC News

What happened to Blaine-Bellingham wall? It is not long but very very tall and can not be transparent or planes will fly into it! But it needs lights then. How do we balance aesthetics, transparency and privacy? Not a wall of shame? It’s over … LMAO

“Look, there’s no better place for solar than the Mexico border — the southern border,” said Trump, according to a White House transcript. “And there is a very good chance we can do a solar wall, which would actually look good. But there is a very good chance we could do a solar wall.”

“As horrible as it sounds, when they throw the large sacks of drugs over, and if you have people on the other side of the wall, you don’t see them — they hit you on the head with 60 pounds of stuff? It’s over,” said Trump. “As crazy as that sounds, you need transparency through that wall.”

Source: On wall, Trump doubles down on solar, suggests ‘transparency’ – ABC News