Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Well Begun Is Half Done

Old aphorisms stick around for a reason.

When I get a book to review, I create a new file, and enter the book's bibliographical information in it.

When I start a new page of lecture notes, I just put in the outline of the book chapter I have to talk about.

And so. Just so there is a file, with something in it.

Once I get the above first step accomplished it really is all downhill from there. It is the blank page that terrifies!

2 comments:

  1. This post, the latest activity on the blog, is what a week old now? Ironic.

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    1. Well, if this blog was my full time job, it would be ironic! But I've got about 8 higher priority items in the queue.

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