How long lines, pink polo shirts, and pictures of kittens help me combat procrastination

Friday, October 24, 2014

Years ago, I was at a technical writing conference and the witty and wild Douglas Adams was the keynote speaker. He told this story about how he spent the better part of two days writing a small programming routine that would save him about ten seconds of time. “No one procrastinates like a writer,” Mr. Adams said. It’s so true. When it comes to procrastination, writers are champions. Case in point, I’m…