Weird mechanism for improving creative writing

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.

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