I had to laugh this morning when I sat down and looked at the mind map I had created for what I wanted to write next—it was the same book I had already started. So I guess the Muse is trying to tell me those characters ain't dead yet after all!
Or as Stephen Pressfield says in The War of Art, "Resistance will unfailingly point to true North—meaning that calling or action it most wants to stop us from doing."
|Wind rose from a chart of Jorge de Aguiar, 1492|
Leave it to me to wander around South, East, and West, when I could have just looked at the compass and gone North in the first place.