my filing system
is a happy accident
Growing up in a time and place where there were two polarities of moral virtue, the glib, clipped and certain world of perfect and it’s shadowy opposite different, Bob Ross’s messages of imperfection and self acceptance were an impossible to measure blessing.
I do not think that I could attempt to write a book without the recognition of this:
We don't make mistakes -- we just have happy accidents.
The Book of (W)rong Answers has been unfolding here, one day and one draft at a time.
You’ve born witness to many of my happy accidents. Let me tell you about the filing system that I’ve established entirely unintentionally.
I mentioned a while back that part of my writing process involves a (re)Markable 2 Tablet. This is a neat device designed for distraction free use. It converts my handwriting to text.
I write on this tablet every day. I write the date on pretty much every page. Every single blog post here has a series of notes attached to it on my tablet.
As the book is developed, I can - an…
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