The Secret Key to Ursula K. LeGuin’s Enviable Writing Schedule

Kelli María Korducki
2 min readFeb 1, 2022
Marian Wood Kolisch, Oregon State University, CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

A few years ago, a snapshot of author Ursula K. LeGuin’s writing schedule surfaced on Twitter after an anthology was published of her collected interviews.

As the tweet went viral, I noticed two recurring themes in people’s reactions. One, a kind of reverent admiration for the late sci-fi master’s endearingly un-precious sketch of her own creative…

Kelli María Korducki

Writer, editor. This is where I post about ideas, strategies, and the joys of making an NYC-viable living as a self-employed creative.