Clutter causes me panic. I can't focus on the task at hand because I'm reminded of all the other things I need to get done - like clean up my writing space. This week it had gotten to this stage:
Ugh! I started taking my notebook out to the lounge to write instead. I'm not sure whether I was being productive or procrastinating, but, I got stuck into my writing corner and now it looks like this:
Now I'm looking forward to switching on Scrivener and getting stuck into The Warracknabeal Kids!
Funny thing is, if I'm writing non-fiction or blogging, then I seem to be able to write in any clutter, but for creativity, I need clean, clear space (my imagination takes up a lot of room). I've looked before at the different parts of our brain we use for organisation vs creativity. You can read more in:
How about you? Do you have to tidy your workspace before you can get started or could you write in the aftermath of a natural disaster? And... does it differ for you when you write fiction vs lists, blogs or essays?
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