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Are You an Over-Convenienced Writer?

The last time we made lamb kabobs, I slow cooked what was left on the chops, then spent a half hour or so trimming the meat from all the fiddly little bones as a treat for the dogs. While my hands and my surface mind were occupied, my deeper mind was free to ponder a […]

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Weird Warm-ups

For many writers, the first minutes of writing are the hardest. A weird warm-up gets you through those challenging first minutes.

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The Over-Convenienced Writer or How Gadgets Get in the Way of Creative Flow

We’ve convenienced ourselves out of opportunities to think creatively. When our minds slow down, we can find our entry point to the flow state of creative consciousness.

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