Uh oh, success! 

Paul Ingraham

PainScience.com is now a successful project. It’s going so well it’s almost alarming: it has gotten tough to juggle all the demands of a fast-growing publishing business. You can read more about that on my personal blog, Writerly (PaulIngraham.com). Here’s a snippet from Uh oh, success!

Many people who start small businesses want them to stay small, usually so we can (mostly) keep wearing the hat that defines us (butcher, baker, e-book maker). We’re more interested in whatever our business is about than we are in running a business. Fast growth — too many customers, too much “paper”-work, too many phones ringing — can make that vision recede in the distance like a mirage.

This blog will now fall mostly silent for a spell, while I work harder than ever on new content, avoiding the distraction of blogging about the subject matter as I go. I need to buckle down and do some serious work:

And so on, and much more. Stay tuned for a revival of this blog and a lot of good stuff in 2014. The salamander’s best is yet to come!

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