Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog with Why Every Writer Needs to Make Time for ‘Free Thinking’
It’s very rare I’m doing anything around my house without background noise. And I know I’m not the only one.
Sometimes it’s a podcast. Other times, an audiobook. When I’m running, I listen to music. Sometimes I have a video playing while I’m playing in the basement with the dog.
When we’re operating to the beat of some kind of soundtrack, we’re aware of our thoughts. But it’s not always possible to notice when some of those thoughts have the potential to turn into ideas.
And that’s a problem.
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