Questions are powerful.
When you ask yourself questions, you can work this mysterious magic to transform a “train” of thought into a more flexible fluid thing where anything can happen.
When we’re writing something, it can happen that we get caught up in the momentum. We think that because we … Read more
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 … Read more
You’ve heard about the placebo effect, yeah? When people are given pills that do nothing yet they miraculously start to feel better?
The key part of the placebo effect is that the people taking them don’t know the pills do nothing. The placebo effect is about believing that they’re receiving … Read more