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    I have way too much going on, as usual, but fortunately it's all good stuff. I'm not complaining.
    — Brad Listi
    I usually work seven days a week and rarely take vacations, which is both lame and unsustainable. I don't mind the idea of writing seven days a week, I suppose. Getting some work done early in the morning. But ideally I would love to take one day a week off.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: work  mind  writing  ideas 
     
    Once I get my writing done, then I can turn my attention elsewhere - and not the other way around. The writing has to be the foundation.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: attention  writing 
     
    I'm a radio nerd. I've loved radio since I was a kid. I'm a huge Howard Stern fan.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: kids 
     
    Getting tired of sitting, staring at my computer screen, day after day, where everyone is two-dimensional, reduced to an avatar photo, status updates, or maybe some carefully curated vacation photos. There's something exhausting about that after a while. I found myself wanting to hear voices.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: photo  computer 
     
    People love honesty. Honesty is medicinal, I think. It makes people feel less lonely in the world.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: people  world  honesty 
     
    The modern media environment is so overrun with bullshit and static and people trying to sell you stupid crap. It makes you want to bite yourself.
    — Brad Listi
    To do my job well, I have to be a good listener. The listening is so much more important than the talking.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: listening  job 
     
    I can think of plenty of writers whose work I revere and whose lives I know little about.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: work  live 
     
    Oftentimes, if a writer really gets her hooks into me, I'll want to read interviews, or listen to an interview, or read a literary biography or a memoir of some kind. And doing so almost always deepens my enjoyment of the author and her work.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: work  memoir  author  read 
     
    I feel like it's a good time to be a writer. I'm terminally optimistic. It seems like the publishing industry is in the middle of a big transition, and that the rules of the game are still sorting themselves out.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: time  rules  games 
     
    For writers, so much is done in isolation. It can be easy to feel detached, or to get a little lost along the way.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: lost 
     
    David Cristofanos debut novel captures the essence of the human spirit, and delivers a story that is simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: human  novel  stories  spirit 
     
    I can only imagine the quiet horror that people must endure when they meet me in person.
    — Brad Listi
    tags: people  horror  imagine 
     
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