Use Newton’s Law to Put the Inertia Back Into Your Writing

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It’s amazing what you learn at the Barbershop. It can range from what’s the real purpose of a goatee to the best way to discipline your kids.

The most recent and surprising lesson I learned was about writing.

While going through the annoying and almost fortnightly process of getting a haircut, my barber reminded me of a rule that was long lost in history: an object at rest needs more force to move than an object in motion.

How this reminder came up is a long story, and beside the point. It got me thinking about circuit boards and centripetal forces and equations that jump over each other. And somehow writing snuck in there.

Have you been struggling to get back in the writing zone? Is the thought of writing more painful than cooking for your mother-in-law?

If yes, then maybe this […]

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