Creative writers do suffer serious cognitive dissonance when debating the best approach to creativity; do you put your mind and soul into writing, or do you put your thoughts elsewhere?
Putting your thought elsewhere appears rather axiomatic, but is definitely less weird a creative writing mechanism as it seems.
I am not the only one who’s been hit with inspiration at a time of distraction, in fact many amazing work has been conceived at a time of total inattention. But the problem is there is no button one can push to unleash an “eureka”, so is the alternative a self-induced alteration of cognition?
One weird mechanism for triggering creative writing powers is by limiting awareness, of which mild intoxication is one route.Continue reading “Weird mechanism for improving creative writing”