Racing (and Writing) in the Zone


“Writing In The Zone”

“This happens when finding the right words is no longer a struggle. Words simply flow into your head faster than you can write them down (or press the keyboard). You read what you have just written and say: “Bloody hell. That’s good. Did I really write that? Wonder where all that came from.”
– A “nony-moose” writer
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“Suddenly I realised that I was no longer driving the car consciously. I was kind of driving by instinct, only I was in a different dimension. I was way over the limit; but still I was able to find even more. It frightened me, because I realised I was well beyond my conscious understanding.”

– the late , great Ayrton Senna

Writers, like racing drivers, challenge themselves and their readers in new ways (yet it’s a bit safer ‘just pushing a pen’, with the only possible…

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