I Got Nothin’

Writer’s Advice: Er… Um… No, I Am Not Stalling For Time, If THAT’S What You Think…

You wake up, you plop yourself down in front of the keyboard, the desk with your notebook, or a fresh clay tablet and a writing stylus, and…

Nothing. Big blank. Beyond nothing. You’ve discovered an idea singularity, where the smallest notion (once if falls past the event horizon) is irretrievably gone. You can’t even get close to the idea because the singularity is small… perhaps only a little over three solar masses. The tidal forces and radiation would rip you to shreds and fry you. Great news if you’re General Tso’s Chicken*, but not if you are a writer.

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