It is paradoxical, yet true, to say, that the more we know, the more ignorant we become in the absolute sense, for it is only through enlightenment that we become conscious of our limitations. Precisely one of the most gratifying results of intellectual evolution is the continuous opening up of new and greater prospects. Nikola… Continue reading Where Do Good Ideas Come From?
A writer’s peripheral vision Sometimes the best ideas have to sneak up on you. You know the feeling. You’re doodling around with one thing or another, then WHAM! Like lightning, inspiration strikes. Eureka! You race forward with your new discovery. The world is forever changed. It’s a beautiful feeling, and it happens like magic. You… Continue reading Use Your Peripheral Vision! [Depth Freewriting Strategy]
So much time gets wasted sitting and staring and trying to think of good ideas. So much frowning. Just think of all the poor chairs enduring their writer’s asses right now all across the world. The stereotypical writer sits hunched forward, mulling over his story. “What shall be the next brilliant line?” he asks. “What… Continue reading Nonstop Good Ideas