Posts categorized as: writing

How You Can Use Hemingway's Bridge to Ship Today's Momentum to Tomorrow

Published by Matt Stine

Today I’m going to tell you how to use a creative strategy called the Hemingway Bridge. I learned this strategy from reading Tiago Forte’s book Building a Second Brain, and I immediately started applying it to my daily work as a software engineer and architect. It has been life-changing! If you learn and use it, you’ll start every day with a burst of momentum because you sent it to your future self as a gift.

How I Turned a $200 Carrot Into a Writing Habit

Published by Matt Stine

It’s Day One of shipping an Atomic Essay every day for 30 consecutive days. Ship 30 for 30 gave us a recommended day one prompt, and I am here for it. So why are we going on this journey in the first place? I really needed a firm kick in the ass to get back into writing. I’ve published dozens of articles. I’ve even published a book! But it’s been a very long time since I described myself as a writer.

the relaunch

Published by Matt Stine

I have rebooted this blog many times over the last several years. If you’ve been a reader of my blog in the past, you will have noticed significant changes. If you’re new here, welcome! This reboot has been in the works for several months now, even though I’ve probably spent far less than 24 active hours working on it. Life as an “itinerant” consultant and conference speaker is extremely busy compared to what I was doing on May 16, 2012 (the date of my last blog posting).