categories: Bad Advice / Cocktail Hour
Dave: 1. Set your self a rigorous schedule and follow it for a week (Sunday included). You may just get a productive week out of it, but–who knows?–the routine might kick in and you’ll end up with a productive year.
Bill: 1. Try working at some radically different time of day.
Dave: 2. Drink (slightly) less
Bill: 2. Drink in the morning.
Dave: 3. Plan less, write more. At some point planning a book becomes like planning a bird’s nest.
Bill: 3. Plan a bird nest.
Dave: 4. Go back and finish something you’ve put aside.
Bill: 4. Start something new.
Dave: 5. Create a new work space or go back and jazz up your old one.
Bill: 5. Have three very portable things that say This is my work space! And set them up wherever you go.
Dave: 6. Don’t think so much.
Bill: 6. Don’t know too much.
Dave: 7. Think more.
Bill: 7. Think snow!
Dave: 8. Write something for Bill and Dave’s. I all but promise to make a guest head for you!
Bill: 8. Comment on this post and then regularly. Most comments for the year wins dinner with Bill and Dave. Tommy not eligible.
Happy New Year!