Writing 101, Day One: Unlock the Mind

Writing 101, Day One: Unlock the Mind

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You write because you have an idea in your mind that feels so genuine, so important, so true. And yet, by the time this idea passes through the different filters of your mind, and into your hand, and onto the page or computer screen — it becomes distorted, and it’s been diminished. The writing you end up with is an approximation, if you’re lucky, of whatever it was you really wanted to say.

– Author Khaled Hosseini, “How to Write,” the Atlantic

Writing 101 Day 1 – Unlock your mind

Why does the above statement given by the Daily Post resonate with me?  It is as if someone looked inside my mind.

Why does it always have to be when you have an idea that you are always in the most inopportune of circumstances to even be able to write anything down?

How does it work for you?

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