1 hr 12 min

Dina Lovinsky -Write Like A Human The Impossible Network

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Dina Lovinsky is a Russian-born, SF-based writer. She is also the ghostwriter of the recent NYT and WSJ bestseller Tony Fadell’s, Build - An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making.
This is a fun episode.  
We discuss 
Dina discusses being born in St Petersburg, Russia before moving to the US and growing up in Boston.Being conditioned by her parents with a sense of invincibility. She discusses her parent's experience of being Refusniks in Soviet-period Russia.Her father's experience working for the Mafia.She describes her Star Trek life lesson and developing her superpower to never blame others for how she feels.We discuss how two scientists produced a child with a talent for the arts and English. Dina explains how she developed her love of reading and developing her curiosity.She discusses her school life and not working hard. Dina explains how her path led her to San Francisco to a job in publishing before moving into product management in tech startups. She explains how her focus shifted to writing all content for the companies she worked. We discussed how she developed her copywriting skills.Dina explains her approach to writing, her disorganization, and procrastination.Dina describes her work with Tony Fadell and how she came to ghost-write his book Build, She explains how she and Tony arrived at the structure and wrote the book during the pandemic.Dina describes how people can use the book as a mentor in a box. We discuss the emergence of AI and the impact and threat to writers Dina describes her hopes for the next ten yearsShe answers the quick-fire questionsSocial Links  
Linkedin 
Links 
 Build - An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making.
Star Trek   
Refusniks 
Tenth of December George Saunders
Swim In The Pond In The Rain 
Kurt Vonnegut 
Gary Shteyngart
Super Sad True love Story
GPT3
Jasper AI
Severance 
Radio Lab 

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Dina Lovinsky is a Russian-born, SF-based writer. She is also the ghostwriter of the recent NYT and WSJ bestseller Tony Fadell’s, Build - An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making.
This is a fun episode.  
We discuss 
Dina discusses being born in St Petersburg, Russia before moving to the US and growing up in Boston.Being conditioned by her parents with a sense of invincibility. She discusses her parent's experience of being Refusniks in Soviet-period Russia.Her father's experience working for the Mafia.She describes her Star Trek life lesson and developing her superpower to never blame others for how she feels.We discuss how two scientists produced a child with a talent for the arts and English. Dina explains how she developed her love of reading and developing her curiosity.She discusses her school life and not working hard. Dina explains how her path led her to San Francisco to a job in publishing before moving into product management in tech startups. She explains how her focus shifted to writing all content for the companies she worked. We discussed how she developed her copywriting skills.Dina explains her approach to writing, her disorganization, and procrastination.Dina describes her work with Tony Fadell and how she came to ghost-write his book Build, She explains how she and Tony arrived at the structure and wrote the book during the pandemic.Dina describes how people can use the book as a mentor in a box. We discuss the emergence of AI and the impact and threat to writers Dina describes her hopes for the next ten yearsShe answers the quick-fire questionsSocial Links  
Linkedin 
Links 
 Build - An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making.
Star Trek   
Refusniks 
Tenth of December George Saunders
Swim In The Pond In The Rain 
Kurt Vonnegut 
Gary Shteyngart
Super Sad True love Story
GPT3
Jasper AI
Severance 
Radio Lab 

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1 hr 12 min