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Archaeologists have rediscovered the lost Gate to Hell in Turkey.
(image from Francesco D’Andria, via Discovery News)
Sounds ripe for a horror movie.
It also reminds me of the more overtly dramatic Door to Hell in Turkmenistan.
That would be more of an action movie.
One would star Ralph Fiennes, the other Tom Cruise.
“Speech conquers thought, but writing commands it.”
(From Benjaimn’s “Writer’s Technique in Thirteen Theses”, 1928)
(aside from spelling and the considered selection of words).
Steven Pressfield suggests you put your ass where your heart wants to be.
Matthew Stibbe gives you top tips for productivity.
As if you needed a still greater push in the right direction, Michael Wade offers sage words:
“Postponing work until you feel like it is a formula for failure.”
That’s a rule that applies to all forms of activity and sovereign professionals can be particularly prone to procrastination.
Perhaps take bite-sized inspiration from Nicholas Bate.