Any long-haul writing project inevitably involves spending many solitary hours with your laptop. But what if you crave being around other people?
There is a towering pile of research about music and the brain. But how can we actually apply this to our own creative work, to make us more productive, more adventurous, more willing to stay in the chair? (I’m using the term “creative work” loosely here - in my view baking a cake or changing the way you do your eye makeup are valid creative enterprises).