News You Can Use

Pretend You Are on an Airplane – an excellent article on how to be more productive in your work day.

How to Handle Criticism – This is the bane of a writer’s existence. So how do you handle it when others criticize?

How Not to Write a Book Review – Three golden rules for those who review books.

Before You Send Another E-mail – Read this post by Seth Godin. For example: “If this e-mail were to cost me 42 cents, would I send it?”

Are You a Perfectionist Writer? – Jeff Goins has some quality advice about perfectionism.

3 Responses to News You Can Use

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    Robin Patchen August 9, 2011 at 8:15 am #

    I have a friend whose husband, when he needs to get a lot of work done, will book a back-to-back round trip flight to Australia! (Clearly a case of a guy with more dollars that sense. Although they do rack up a lot of frequent flier miles.) I think he’d appreciate the first article. It’s true–the Internet destroys productivity. So why am I here…?

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    Martha Ramirez August 9, 2011 at 9:07 am #

    Great articles. Thanks!

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    Rick Barry August 9, 2011 at 3:16 pm #

    Yes, airplanes are great for productivity. I often fly to Russia and Ukraine, and a ten-hour flight gives good, concentrated time. Now if only there were an app to prevent the guy in front of me from shoving his seat way back into my face! Hard to work on a laptop that way…

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