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Finding that creative space

Losing my MacBook Pro two months back was devastating. That may sound like hyperbole, but bear with me — I spent at least 8 hours a day on my laptop. I easily banged out over 1,000,000 words of fiction on it, two non-fiction books, dozens of freelance projects and countless emails, blog posts and tweets. It traveled with me on photo shoots below sea level in the Mojave desert and hitched a ride when I hiked to 11,000 ft in Colorado in near-zero conditions. I’ve professionally edited terrabytes of photos on it. As a Mac user for 20 years, my entire creative mindset is tightly integrated with the OS X environment. Continue reading