10 good books I read this summer
10 things worth sharing: books that got me through summer, advice from an Emmy winner, and more...
Happy fall, y’all!
Here are 10 things I thought were worth sharing this week:
A list of books that got me through the summer.
I’m reading Oliver Burkeman’s Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals and listening to Robin Wall Kammerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants on audiobook.
One of my favorite writing tips is to keep a paper dictionary on your desk. “Dictionaries heighten my senses… They make me wonder what other things I’m blind to because I haven’t taught myself to notice them yet.” (For an example of how you can spin looking up a word into a piece of writing, see this recent Seth Godin post.)
Advice from an Emmy winner: “Don’t be afraid to disappear.”
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