I really wish I could write English text at even half the speed that I code at. In the last two hours, I've written about two pages of text. Ugh.

I should have told everyone that the book would be done in 2005 so I'd have a chance of getting it done early.

Posted by jzawodn at September 02, 2002 12:48 AM

Reader Comments
# Steve Friedl said:

Do you know that Oracle was actually voted by the Linux Journal editors, or could the Oracle marketing guys just made it up or twisted something semi-related?

on September 3, 2002 02:33 AM
# Kyle said:

I have the same problem writing English text. I am going to install Red Dragon's Naturally Speaking Preferred #6 when and if DELL ever stops calling to tell me my machine will ship "real soon now" and actually ships it. They charged my card almost 2 weeks ago. I thought that was illegal. They used to be an honest bunch. Too much exposure to MSFT I guess. I'll let you know if it works/helps if you email me in about a week or two.

on September 8, 2002 12:10 PM
# Dave Smith said:

Writing got (a bit) easier for me when I gave myself permission to write "shitty first drafts". Sit down and just write, write, write. Write about 4x what I need, without stopping to edit. Then (later) extract and organize whatever works, filling in the pieces.

on September 8, 2002 03:32 PM
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