A cure for blocked screenwriters
"Michels also told the writer to get an egg timer. Following Michels’s instructions, every day he set it for one minute, knelt in front of his computer in a posture of prayer, and begged the universe to help him write the worst sentence ever written. When the timer dinged, he would start typing. He told Michels that the exercise was stupid, pointless, and embarrassing, and it didn’t work. Michels told him to keep doing it."
posted by puny human
on Apr 1, 2011 -
Dreaming is said to play a vital role in the lives of the Senoi
tribe of Malaysia. While this story
has it's detractors
, Senoi-style lucid dreaming is one technique
practiced by those looking to discover just what's going on
inside their heads.
posted by moonbird
on Sep 22, 2003 -