Chaos is my Muse

Or at least that’s what I tell myself. The truth is, chaos is both my inspiration and my biggest stumbling block. When I sit down to create a story, that free-range imagination can spin up new ideas in a heartbeat and run with them, but then I have to put those ideas in order—get them on paper. Suddenly the chaos is overwhelming. I don’t know where to begin.

Here’s what I know: Every writer who does this with any sort of success will tell you the same thing. “You have to write every day.” It’s great advice, and if I’m being truly honest with myself, I probably agree with that.

If we take that one step further, any blogger worth their salt will tell you to pick a topic. Maybe it’s cooking, or gaming, or movies. Whatever—focus your content and build an audience of people with shared interests.

Once again, great advice. Solid plan, but there’s one major problem here:

That’s not me.

I’m not a “one topic” kind of guy. I’m an everything all at once person. For better or worse. I get bored, or distracted, or just overwhelmed, and then I just stop.

So I’m going to try something different. I’m going to break the rules. This train of thought runs at its own pace on its own time, and I’m going to let it. Today it’s a short story. Tomorrow it’s a cheesecake recipe. The sky’s the limit friends, and there is no telling what comes next. But as long as it’s entertaining to someone, that is good enough for me.

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