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A bibliography of my published books and stories.

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one too many shit emails about productivity in my inbox (don't read this rant)

2015-09-15 - 9:36 a.m.

I get this stuff all the time trying to encourage people to write more. It's just stupid. If you feel blocked, please consider that 1) you don't actually have something to say or 2) you don't actually enjoy writing. We have one million books posted on Amazon. Nobody needs your books, and it's highly unlikely that anyone will ever read your book because there is such a low probability that anyone will ever discover it through all the noise. So why on earth should anyone be encouraging anyone to write more? Write because you enjoy it. Write because you can't stop it. But if you have to get some productivity coach to cheer you on to write, for the love of God. Find something else to do that actually has some chance of success for you...because writing ain't gonna be it. You're competing with hundreds of thousands of people who actually do enjoy it and actually do want it enough to do the work -- and even most of them had better keep their day job. This influx of people who can't keep a job who think they'll make it as a writer... it's just sad. If you can't make it at a job with structure and benefits, how do you expect to make it in one of the most competitive and lowest-paid professions on the planet in the middle of a huge collapse in the publishing industry? Go write an app or something...

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