Use the 3 act structure to write quality blog posts consistently and easily

I write a lot of blog posts. I work as a communications strategist, and find that a blog post often hits a sweet spot as a way to convey important information. Just good enough blogging Blog posts are usually long enough to provide context, durable enough to come back too, editable for when things change, … Continue reading Use the 3 act structure to write quality blog posts consistently and easily

How I curate a 10-article newsletter from over 1k links every single day

A couple of years ago I inherited a daily newsletter. For some reason the update had a level of institutional backing (i.e. someone important thought something kind of like it should exist) and it was handed to me. It had been started as a passion project and consisted of a collection of links vaguely related … Continue reading How I curate a 10-article newsletter from over 1k links every single day

The real use case for NFTs: Merch

This post is wildly off topic for me; afterwards we'll return to the regularly scheduled programming. Recently I've seen a lot of knee-jerk negative reactions to the idea of NFTs. Words like "scammy", "immoral" and "irresponsible" get thrown around, often with reference to some specific implementation (i.e. NFTs on the Ethereum blockchain) or project (i.e. … Continue reading The real use case for NFTs: Merch

Carrie Cleveland: What an obscure 1970s Oakland soul singer taught me about love, potential, and longevity

I'm new enough to Twitter that the concept of DM blows my mind. When I started cheating at Twitter to make up for lost time, I never really thought through the idea that it could actually do what I hoped it would; connect me to that internet magic that makes impossible connections and opportunities happen. … Continue reading Carrie Cleveland: What an obscure 1970s Oakland soul singer taught me about love, potential, and longevity

Why I started a podcast and didn’t tell anyone about it

TL;DR I've been quietly podcasting about what I've learned from a leadership development program I'm in. If you’re into podcasts you can either subscribe using iTunes (recently accepted, woot!) or directly via URL. If you’re on Twitter, please follow me there. I was talking with a writer and fellow Red Hatter about how he'd gotten … Continue reading Why I started a podcast and didn’t tell anyone about it