I'm not a writer, and although in years past I thought I wanted to be one, it's really not something I'm working towards right now. But I am a designer, and in many respects, it is a similar process. Dream it up, work it out, get it on paper and sell it. One of the biggest hurdles I deal with is capturing my ideas. I simply can't knit, chart, draw or create as fast as ideas come to me. And so, I asked the panel what they do when the creative flow hits them hard and fast. For a second, they looked at me like I was the next alien they'd be writing about. Then the panel each took turns expressing that intense creative flow was a gift, and that you need to do everything you can to capture it when it comes, and that you can NEVER have too many notebooks. One author went on to express just how many notebooks they have, and where all they have them stashed for that perfect moment of creative flow and capture.
I have notebooks. I love notebooks. I'm
Nope, not enough. I get design ideas at work, in my car, in bed, and more often than anywhere else, my shower. So I went to the craft store and picked out three of those little $1 journals in three distinctly, can't confuse them and they won't blend into the clutter designs. I'll be putting one in the car, taking one to work, and leaving one in the bedroom. As for the shower...
And if the Universe wants to send me more cool notebooks too... well yeah, they won't go to waste!