SSP081 Writing Routines

Our creative routines cover the gamut in our studio, proving there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to how to be a productive storyteller. But there are general guidelines to becoming a productive and prolific storyteller, and today we wanted to talk about our routines so you can learn from our mistakes and successes.
We Talk About:
Worst. Show. Ever. is back!
Everything in Dave’s refrigerator is ruined.
Sean is finishing the hardest book he’s ever written today.
Sean’s routine & early creation time.
Dave’s routine & deadlines.
How our story meetings have evolved.
Johnny’s routine & constant optimization.
Breaking the procrastination loop.
Accountability.
Thomas Wolfe’s fail-safe method of productivity.
Learning to be honest with yourself.
The exceptions that prove the rule.
Resources:
https://www.rd.com/culture/daily-rituals-authors/
https://masoncurrey.com/daily-rituals

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