My 10 struggles with writing

  • Scheduling. I’m sure most writers have figured this out. It can’t be that difficult — allocate some time, say, in the morning, and write. Well, I struggle. One problem I don’t have, not yet anyway, is a lack of ideas for writing. So I can and do act impulsively on them, disrupting my other activities — work, overseeing my kids’ schooling, and so on
  • Why the fuck am I doing this at all? Let me explain. It’s not that I want to give up or doubt. But when I have a bad day, I question if I’m getting my priorities right. I had this moment this very morning. It’s like I can hear someone…

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Alexei Sorokin

A Russian immigrant in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I run and write every day.