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Now - on with today's inspiration:
“I have forced myself to begin writing when I've been utterly exhausted, when I've felt my soul as thin as a playing card…and somehow the activity of writing changes everything.”
― Joyce Carol Oates
What creative activity do you attempt when you are exhausted to the point of your soul being “as thin as a playing card”?
What is your standard response to life when you are tired?
What is your standard response to life when you are cranky?
What might happen if you did something completely contrary to your norm?
What would the activity of writing (blogging) change for you?
Make a list of 5 – 10 blog posts, poems, essays, scripts, etc you want to write that may fall in the category of “changing everything.”
Make a list of 2 – 5 specific creative activities to engage in the next time your soul feels as thin as a playing card.
Make a list of 2 – 5 people you can contact when your soul feels “as thin as a playing card” and be in contact with them to see if they are willing to come alongside you as accountability/creativity partners.
Traditional writing prompts:
I’ve always thought when I force myself to begin, I……
The last time I wrote (blogged) when I was utterly exhausted, I….
The next time I write, I hope I can…..
If I approached creativity when I’m tired differently, I would…..
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