Giving up trying to sleep

I’ve tossed and turned since waking up at 1:30 AM, nearly 3 hours ago and have finally decided to give up trying to sleep. It doesn’t happen very often, but I know when I’m beat. I’ve decided instead to read for the next two hours until I have to get ready for work.

About Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.