If you’re here, you are probably a creative person. Probably a writer, but I don’t want to make any assumptions or assign limitations; most of the creatives I know exhibit those tendencies in more than one way.
In my experience, creativity has hot moments … and it requires downtime too. (I’ve written about that in “The Case for Procrastination.”) And recently Jane Friedman noted that “procrastination and distraction … can be a positive influence in our work lives” and “the drive to be ever-more productive can be quite an affliction, making us a little too serious and impeding our best work.”
Then she leads us to three stories—from Ron Savage, Elizabeth Katdetsky, and Claire Luchette—on Glimmertrain, all loosely around the theme of patient procrastination. Not the fearful kind. The productive kind. :)
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