Whether you’re a writer or any other kind of creative type (and aren’t we all in some form or another?), there’s a cycle we go through in pursuing our art: an input phase and an output phase. Both are important. Both contribute to the eventual outcome, the beautiful piece of creation that did not exist until we put it into motion.
Come obsess with me a while today over the dichotomy of the writing life and its patterns on my post, The Binging and Purging of Words on Peace Garden Writer. I’ll be looking for your fingerprints over there!