Inspo: Writer’s Block Power Moves

Ha. Just kidding. Here are more distractions.

Make believe that’s real af.

Do you want to write a sci-fi novel or the next great dystopian drama where the human race as we know it is being quickly eradicated for a sharper, sexier homo sapien?

Hot Homo
Hot homo.


Bigger Faster Stronger
Bigger. Faster. Stronger.

Sure, me too. Here are some excellent research pieces for you.

This video is fascinating (that Ted Talk tag is no lie) and it’s apropos considering this recent StarTalk podcast about the ethics of genomic manipulation and study. What’s StarTalk? Only your most regular dose of Neil deGrasse Tyson and Eugene Mirman, NDT’s co-host of Bob’s Burgers fame who references Star Trek a lot and makes you feel not so stupid. Thanks, Gene(s)!


Some feel-good-flavored fuck yous.

So into this band right now. Perfect for gross gray days that should be ready made for play.

What a sound.

Taste all the Radkey sludge on Spotify.


And a swift kick in the ass.

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield.
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield.

A colleague let me borrow this book. Colleague is such a better word than co-worker. It implies office friendship, no? And one must have an office friendship to recognize the deep seated self-hatred in one another for not yet completing that one creative project you always dreamed of.

It’s all about how to defeat Resistance, which is that internal not-doing that evolves from so many places and defeats so many of our desires.

Resistance 1

Resistance 2


Employers sometimes use up their best creative people by giving them too much to do, counting on them for too many things, asking them to solve too many problems. That’s often the case, but it’s important to think about how we let ourselves get used up, too… how that contributes to our personal Resistance… and why we do it.

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