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Fragments from Floyd

Coercing Creativity

The Muse responds poorly to pressure. In fact, She cannot be conjured, cajoled or bribed. But it is possible to create the kind of accommodations that increase the likelihood that cerebral light bulbs will flash and pop, and an idea will take shape. Some people find they have the most receptive muse-moments while walking in … Read more

What’s Write For You?

Image by fred1st via Flickr When the computer era came into my world (we’re talking mid-eighties here) I wasn’t able to compose a sentence without a pen or pencil in my hand. My brain translated thought processes into words only by way of that very rigid, habitual, proprioceptive-cognitive linkage. I used an ancient “luggable” IBM … Read more