Monday, August 10, 2009

43 Folders on Creativity

Merlin Mann returns with more good advice on writing and creativity. His invocation of the "lizard brain" as an obstacle to doing good work, or getting better, his similar to when David Milch talks about how we internalize and anticipate the criticism of others -- that nasty inner critic that exists to remind you of how stupid or worthless you are. It's all ego and dialectic until you can overcome anxiety and just flow.