Posts Tagged ‘ritual’

My first-day ritual…

Whenever it comes time for me to start drafting a new manuscript, the first day is notoriously unproductive. I open that brand-new document and gaze upon the intimidating emptiness of it. The tabula rasa dares me to violate its pristine beauty.

So I cheat my way over this first mental hurdle. I spend day one preparing the template. (more…)