The Myth of Sacred Writing Spaces & Why We Should Embrace the Noise
August Birch

Slipping into my blue collar and enjoying the din — now that I’ve stumbled into this way of working, I find it nearly impossible to write when it’s quiet. To make my own din, I blast music through my headphones…feeling like I’ve really accomplished something when the playlist is over and I have no idea what I just listened to, but somehow, some way, the pages are filled and the work got done. Flipping up my blue collar now. Style is essential to some of us blue collar writers….