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‘Park Downhill’ to Help Finish a Piece of Writing

At the end of the day, stop somewhere fun — so it’s easier to get started tomorrow

Photo: Andreas Praefcke via Wikimedia

Like most writers, I procrastinate incessantly.

So after 25 years of doing magazine journalism, I’ve learned a bunch of ways to trick myself into working when I don’t feel like it.



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Clive Thompson

Book Author

I write 2X a week on tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer at NYT mag/Wired; author, “Coders”.