sabbatical / Adam W. King

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  1. China’s Great Leap Backwards - James Fallows - The Altantic - Dec 2016

    The country has become repressive in a way that it has not been since the Cultural Revolution. What does its darkening political climate—and growing belligerence—mean for the United States? Full text of article is here:

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  2. Web Friends - Destroy Today

    Internet and real-life friend, Garth Braithwaite, invited me onto his aptly named podcast, Web Friends. I shared a handful of pro tips about freelancing and we reminisced about my apps from back in the day, like DestroyFlickr and DestroyTwitter. If you’re thinking of quitting your full-time job for the freelance world, but don’t really want to follow through, don’t listen to this interview.

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  3. How Bestselling Author Austin Kleon Writes, Part One | Rainmaker.FM

    New York Times bestselling author Austin Kleon has been called “one of the most interesting people on the Internet” by The Atlantic Magazine, and he stopped by The Writer Files to chat with me about creativity and the writing life.

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    Austin is the author of three illustrated books — Steal Like An Artist, Newspaper Blackout, and Show Your Work! — guides I recommend to all writers seeking insights for tapping into your endless reserves of creativity and innovation.

    In addition to being featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, PBS Newshour, and The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Kleon speaks about “creativity in the digital age” for organizations as varied as Pixar, Google, SXSW, TEDx, and The Economist.

    In the first part of this two-part file, Austin Kleon and I discuss:

    Why You Should Read More Than You Write

    How a Paper Dictionary Can Improve Your Writing

    The Difference Between Little Writing and Big Writing

    Why You Should Research Out in the Open

    How Your Daily Ritual Can Save You from Failure

    3 Symptoms of Writer’s Block and How to Cure Them

    Why You Should Print Your Work and Read It Aloud

    How to Harness the Power of Productive Procrastination

    Listen to The Writer Files below …How Bestselling Author Austin Kleon Writes, Part One




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    The Show Notes

    Here’s How Austin Kleon Writes

    Clive Thompson, “The Pencil and the Keyboard: How The Way You Write Changes the Way You Think”

    Elizabeth Gilbert: “Your elusive creative genius”

    Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey

    Austin Kleon on Instagram

    Austin Kleon on Twitter

    Kelton Reid on Twitter

    The Transcript

    Coming soon …

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