Fail fast but also fail wholeheartedly.

Steve O’Hear, web entrepreneur and founder of, in a recent keynote address

Online tools that block users from looking at certain websites or limit their internet access are become all the rage among writers. Zadie Smith is among them: in the acknowledgements for her latest novel she thanks two apps, Freedom and Self Control, for “creating the time” in which to write.

The Week, 8 September 2012