Erik Lundy is a very funny guy and one of the people in my closest circle of creative friends with whom I chat about anything and everything.
I’ve never met Erik in real life, even though he lives in the same town in Missouri where my father lived. Still, that hasn’t stopped us from talking about the craft of writing and art since the mid 90s.
During some recent e-mail volleys, we chatted about how much more productive we became once we stopped worrying about the perfect creative environment and just produced.
If you need to get off your ass and start creating, listen to the 26-minute interview with Merlin Mann for four great tips about scrapping all excuses and just producing!
(You now have no excuse not to have a pile of work by this time next year.)
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* And if you’re not familiar with the 43 Folders concept, it’s a damn good way to stay on top of things.