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Creative Stalemate

Like this banana? Find it here The worst thing about doing creative work is that when you are facing a stalemate, then you are facing a stalemate. If the mind is not moving, there is nothing in this world that can make it move....except for you. I meant me. No inspiration, you write unintelligent things. Writing and coming up with stories is a lot like writing songs. One missing ingredient and you are not going anywhere. No amount of pushing, shoving, pummeling, tormenting, torturing, CPR, ice-cream, relaxing music, massage, love, coffee, hand-lotion, organizers, books, mozzie repellant, CDs, watches, cell phone....wait, where was I before I began naming the things on my table? Oh. Anyway, it feels like that. Derailed for a while. If you caught my last couple of 'posts', that's why. I am staring into the cracks of a bloody wall. Stalemate! So, for writers and musicians, we need to FIND inspiration to inspire words or music because this is how we work – passion drives our work. The more passionate we feel, the better we write. When we feel like sleeping, sorry, dude....out of service. Come back later. I feel like eating a banana now. Maybe that will help chug me back to life. I'll let you know.
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