Writer Porn: Standing Desks, Binge Reading, and James Patterson’s MasterClass

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This week, award-winning, globe-trotting travel journalist Adam Skolnick returns as guest host of The Writer Files for another edition of Writer Porn to discuss pertinent, writerly paraphernalia.

Adam is the author and co‐author of 25 Lonely Planet guidebooks. He has also written for publications as varied as the New York Times, ESPN.com, Men’s Health, Outside, and Playboy.

He recently finished his first narrative nonfiction book — based on his award-winning New York Times coverage of the death of the greatest American free diver of all time — titled One Breath (slated for publication in January).

In this 41-minute file, Kelton Reid and Adam Skolnick discuss:

  • What is Writer Porn?
  • How to counteract the negative effects of sitting all day
  • Why you think better on your feet
  • Is binge reading online making us dumber?
  • How taking notes by hand might boost comprehension
  • Why relaxing your process can help your productivity
  • Learning how to write a bestseller with James Patterson
  • Is the MasterClass startup onto something huge?
  • Adam’s James Patterson MasterClass experiment
  • How to listen to Moby Dick for free

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