The Life-Changing Power of GTD For Freelance Writers

The Life-Changing Power of GTD For Freelance Writers

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a staple of productivity. The concept, coined by David Allen in a book by the same name, focuses on breaking projects into individual tasks. All your attention is focused on the task at hand rather than the whole project. This increases productivity by accomplishing smaller parts of the whole….

Don’t Sleep on the New M1 Mac Mini

Don’t Sleep on the New M1 Mac Mini

Since moving to a full-time work-from-home environment back in March, I’ve upgraded almost everything about my home office. Sit-stand desk: check. Ergonomic chair: check. Calming paint color: check. Computer: nope. Everything I do — from a full-time 9–5 job, managing The Writing Cooperative, and my freelance writing — is on an almost six-year-old 13” MacBook Pro. Don’t get me…

Tweetbot vs. Twitterriffic

Tweetbot vs. Twitterriffic

Battle of Twitter’s Third-Party Apps Last week, Twitter announced the end of supporting Twitter for Mac. In response, Twitterriffic, a popular third-party application, immediately reduced the price of their Mac app to $7.99. Owning both Twitterriffic and Tweetbot, their main competitor for iOS, I decided to spend the weekend comparing both apps to determine which…

Does Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets hold up to The Fifth Element?

Does Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets hold up to The Fifth Element?

Nearly a year ago I first caught wind of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. It was some article in either Film School Rejects or The Ringer talking about exciting upcoming projects. Valerian was billed as the return to hard sci-fi from legendary director Luc Besson. That’s all I needed to know. I…