[this article was originally written for Puttylike] “Never again.” – Neil Hughes, after writing one book… and before writing another book. After winning four Olympic gold medals, Steve Redgrave famously said that if anyone found him close to a rowing boat again, they could shoot him. Four years later, he won a fifth gold. Let’s […]
[This post was originally written for puttylike.com] To my great surprise, I’ve written two books. The first was non-fiction, and I spent the entire process worrying about making factual errors. I checked and rechecked (and rechecked) everything obsessively. At the very least, I wanted to be able to honestly say that I’d done my best […]
I rarely talk about my actual life on this site. So today, an update. In short, it’s fine. But, in long, there are two big projects to update you on:
Instead of my usual musing about anxiety & brains & life & things, today I’m going to answer some questions I got sent about how to write a book. Specifically, my correspondent wanted to know how to write a great non-fiction book. Before you say it… god knows why they came to me. I certainly […]
I want the answer. The one, single answer which will solve all my problems.
[ORIGINALLY POSTED December 2015.] [UPDATED January 2017 and January 2018 with a few new awards.] I’m legitimately shocked. I just wondered how far back my annual tradition for reviewing the year with awards went, so I looked it up… And it turns out I’ve been handing out yearly awards since 2003. TWO THOUSAND AND THREE! […]