…d it has to be nurtured and helped with moments of reflection and, most of all, no-writing moments. Those are the moments when your mind eases down, loses concentration and becomes a vessel for other, more powerful ideas to pour in, fulfilling the secret and hidden promise your starter, active ideas have made. You can consider this second rush of ideas like a cousin to the original one. Both of them finally reunite and let your story breathe the way it is supposed to breathe.
Yasssss queen! This is the moment I love — when the stories start to take on their own lives.