So I’m sitting here, pondering what to write about. I’ve been a terrible person, not sticking to the plan.
If you know me at all, you’ll know it is indeed a chaotic scene when there’s no plan and I’m involved.
Steven Pressfield is one of my new favorite authors and his book Turning Pro speaks great truths about what it takes to transition from average joe doing some crap somewhere to becoming a professional and doing what you really want to do.
There’s a small passage in Turning Pro that fits well in today’s post:
Twelve-step programs say: “One day at a time.” The professional says the same thing.
He’s right though. I could sit here and ramble about how I can’t figure out anything to write, how my creativity is available for just a moment, and how planning out a crazy level of future posts would be fruitless and a waste of time.
If I said all that, it would be true. Sitting here thinking about planning out content makes me tired and want to just watch HBO (which I plan on doing after I finish writing this, anyway). Planning isn’t going to bring creativity. Inspiration is just a trigger for creativity. I could sit and stare out my window at the street and get inspiration creative.
There’s a million ways to come up with an idea, but the best one is the one where you take it one step at a time, one day at a time.
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