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Tom Belskie

It’s mind-numbingly easy

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It’s on you to remain vigilant

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Constant interruptions are are the destruction of the imagination.— Joyce Carol Oates


That’s all there is to it

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Along the way, we’ve also been brainwashed into believing that creativity is a gift, something mysterious that the muse hands to a few select people. We’re not to look at it too closely or it might disappear. — Seth Godin


Defending against asymmetry

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The essence of the independent mind

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“The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.”


Doesn’t matter what it is, you can always come back

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At once [the buffalo] is a symbol of the tenacity of wilderness and the destruction of wilderness…it represents a frontier both forgotten and remembered; it stands for freedom and captivity, extinction and salvation.

— Steven Rinella


And without compelling problems, you don’t have a compelling story

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It’s the most important small win you’ll have in your day

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You’ll be glad you did

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Don’t worry about a perceived lack of progress

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Tom Belskie

technical writer by day | indie author & blogger by night

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