Pushing Up Against Your Limits

Writer Unboxed

There are many (too many) analogies drawn between writing and sports: exercising your creative muscles, learning how to go the distance, and pushing up against your limits.

At the risk of adding to the pile of cliches, over at Writer Unboxed, I write about long-distance running and compare it with lessons learned in the writing life.

Read the full post here.

Posted in Creativity + Inspiration.
Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman (@JaneFriedman) has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in digital media strategy for authors and publishers. She is the co-founder and editor of The Hot Sheet, the essential newsletter on the publishing industry for authors.

In addition to being a columnist for Publishers Weekly, Jane is a professor with The Great Courses, which released her 24-lecture series, How to Publish Your Book. She also has a book forthcoming from the University of Chicago Press, The Business of Being a Writer (March 2018).

Jane speaks regularly at conferences and industry events such as BookExpo America, Digital Book World, and the AWP Conference, and has served on panels with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Creative Work Fund. Find out more.

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