As usual, I think too much. Lately, I've been thinking about why I play video games and why certain games resonate with me more than others. Yes, I'm about to write about how those games are a reflection of a deeper part of me. Nothing is safe from my brain.
So much of writing goes beyond simply planning and executing. It can be hard to write when you're not in the proper headspace, or when you are physically uncomfortable… or when there is too much noise or the wrong kind of noise.
I'm not talking about mustache-twisting, greasy bad guys bent on stealing all the money or destroying the world for some barely understood reason. I'm talking about villains. The villain is often more important to me than the protagonist. More on that in a second.
Music is a powerful tool. If it's such a great tool… why not try and use it as a writing prompt?
Ever just get the feeling that you just don't want to write anything?
I know I need to disconnect, but I'm terrible at it. I need to let my mind rest, to breathe. I need to let it recharge. I need pen and paper, I need quiet.
We can always find something to disagree on, but what if we spent more time finding our common ground?