My worst enemy is a blank document with a blinking cursor.
I want to write, I set aside time do to it, I poured my coffee, cleaned off my desk, and then… nothing.
I imagine this happens with other creative mediums as well: painting, drawing, graphic design, speech-writing – all of it. I feel like any time I want my brain to do something creatively, it’s like, “nah, I’m cool. Wait ‘til you’re just about to sleep, and then I’ll come up with something good.”
If that resonates with you, perhaps this quick list of things that have helped me, may help you as well.
Give yourself time
If I’m up against a deadline, I see time as a countdown and ...