Processing: Meditative Flash Fiction

One the issues with being a human is we have the innate desire to look at the “oh neat, new, and shiny.” This desire draws away from the most important thing a creative person needs to do: finish things. Halfway through the book an idea pops into the brain screaming “Hey! Check me out! I’m amazing!” And they typically are, but the problem is they all are. The short story, novel, painting, script, program code, or whatever you’re working on started as one of these “oh shiny” ideas and it’s possible it caused the abandoning of another idea. It’s an itch that either has to be meditated away, or dealt with. I choose to combat the desire by invoking a temporary truce with the project I’m working on in favor of a quick jaunt into another land.

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Ramblings: An Introduction to Five Sentence Fiction

Writer’s Block
phrase of writer
  1. The condition of being unable to think of what to write or how to proceed with writing.

That should sound familiar to just about everyone. Everyone has experienced it in some form or another, and amazingly, it doesn’t just happen to writers. Public speakers fall into this problem, even if they have a script in front of them. Musicians run into it all the time. It is generalized into the inability to move forward on the task at hand due to your brain remembering that it is secretly holding you hostage.

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