How to Direct Your Dopamine to the Writing Gods

“Banquet of the Gods” by Joachim Wtewael (via Wikimedia)

How can you achieve your long-term writing goals while you’re drowning in a sea of short-term pleasures? I’m talking about social media notifications and TikTok cringe videos (so bad they’re funny to watch). They feel great, but they don’t contribute to your writing goals.

You probably want to create a writing business, publish books, build a profitable blog, or establish a…