Introducing The Joy Menu, my narrative newsletter. Practical, personal, concrete. A 4-minute read, with a lifetime of thought.
Your intrepid author kicks over his Polish footstool and considers The Hobby as a radical anti-capitalist act (or maybe an embarrassment).
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Your intrepid author tells a story, gets beaten up, and passes you the buck. (An 8 minute read).
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Your intrepid author gets hungry and explains creativity as a kitchen-related activity. Delicious wisdom ensues.
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Your intrepid author wonders how to get back on track when motivation droops, momentum sags, and all the usual joy points feel "blah" and uninspiring.
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Your intrepid author finishes a novel, and tries to figure out what's next. (Celebration? What is that...self-care?)
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In response to a reader's encouragement, your intrepid author tries to...write something positive. (Spoiler: it's hard.)
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Your intrepid author cops to a decades-long failure from which he has extracted a newsletter-sized silver lining.
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