“You will not make everyone sick in your princess dress.”
Solitude. Breath. An unclenching of ego.
“…creativity and self-knowledge will seem like twin sisters, similar but distinct comrades who have a common origin.” ~ Deena Metzger
“I know you have lots of great ideas and I PROMISE I want to hear them.”
“Imagination, like intellectualization, is put away when it has done its job. The imaginative vision provides a palette of possibilities, […]
Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” ~ Groucho Marx
“Show up, show up, show up…”
The assignment for the writer is to write whatever words arise from that lead-in, and I’m always amazed at what “unrolls” as a result.
I use all sorts of prompts for timed, stream-of-consciousness writing.
High-speed haiku is sometimes the best.