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Why Writers Should Avoid Striving for Flow State

Producing highly creative work requires one to abandon this mystic pursuit and all its upshots along with it

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When we learn about Zen or a “flow state” we think of flow as the magical place that writers can get to. The idea is simple: The writer sits at a keyboard, perhaps surrounded by ambient music, and the…




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