NaNoWriMo and The Simpsons — Brink’s Chaos Theory

A great post on the perspective of writing perfection. I’m guilty of making perfection the enemy of my progress. I wait around for the perfect time, the perfect idea, the perfect mood, and instead of a great or even mediocre piece I end up with nothing. Give this a read, well worth it.

With the National Novel Writing Month on at the same time as FXX’s 600-episode Simpsons marathon, I figure now was a good time to writing down the “Simpsons Writing Theory” that I’ve been thinking about for a while now. It really goes back to the pulp writers of old and the teachings of modern-day writing […]

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2 thoughts on “NaNoWriMo and The Simpsons — Brink’s Chaos Theory

  1. Thanks for the repost! I am not immune to the problems you mention either — I doubt anyone is. My challenge at this time is trying to be able to write anywhere, instead of insisting I need a specifically perfect environment. Starbucks or another coffee shop costs me money every time my imagined muse demands I need to write there. But writing at home just feels no good to me. Too many distractions. The struggle goes on…

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    1. I can’t write at coffee shops. Every time I find a great one I end up hanging out and making friends. It becomes a social hangout instead of a work thing. San Diego had the best shops btw, I miss Lestats. My biggest obstacle right now is the act of “starting.” I stall and stall, troll blogs, write blogs, read reddit, and by the time I decide to start its way too late in the night.



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