How Joe Berkowitz (Journalist and Fast Company Editor) Writes: Part One

In addition to his work for Fast Company, Joe’s writing has been featured in The Awl, Salon, The Village Voice, Vulture, RollingStone.com, GQ.com, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and many others.

For a writer who works on breakneck deadlines, and almost never gets a break from the writing life, he has some pretty solid advice for keeping the cursor moving.

Join us for this two-part interview.

In Part One of the file Joe Berkowitz and I discuss:

How a Bad Breakup Can Boost Your Productivity When to Throw Out the Rule “All Killer, No Filler” How to Build Your Writing Endurance Don Draper’s Advice for Beating Writer’s Block How Making Lists Can Help Your Head The Magical Power of 4 AM Dementia