Sometimes words don’t come. We get tired, and we block the free flow of words. The result is frustrating, and it can grow into a debilitating problem. Joni has the right idea. The best remedy is to change the flow. Change your movements, do something different, push writing from your mind. My answer is allowing my hands the freedom to engage in activities they know well. It allows my brain to rest. Completing chores around the house, working out, crocheting a scarf or a blanket, or using my sewing machine creates needed space.
Rote activities shift my brain into neutral, it clears a space, leaving a void. The universe despises voids. They are filled with the scary prospect of the unknown, and the universe demands that voids are filled. That is when inspiration strikes, and I am soon back at my keyboard, filling blank pages with another story.
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