Writing and the Creative Life: Mind Wandering

We’re always surprised – make that shocked – when publications/websites that specialize in creativity carry articles that state the obvious. Especially when the tone of those articles is one of, well, surprise and shock that this should be the case.

Still, we’re grateful for this restatement of a Basic Truth of the Human Condition and plan to keep it in our file of Ways to Defend Ourself From Dull People Who Want Us to be More Like Them. Cuz the following is, indeed, a very big and wonderful defense of what keeps yours truly alive: Mind Wandering AKA Daydreaming.

daydreaming-man-tvwriter.comby Scott Myers

“What no [spouse] of a writer can ever understand is that a writer is working when he’s staring out of the window.” read article