Duly noted

Daily Prompt: First Light

Remember when you wrote down the first thought you had this morning? Great. Now write a post about it.

I was obviously mulling over the weekly writing challenge the other night as I was sleeping. In fact, I “wrote” a fabulous piece on the topic of Dystopia. It was coherent and it flowed well; the argument that I made was strong and it had both humour and illustrations. A great Blog entry, in fact. An exemplar.

Within moments of waking, it had all fled my mind and when I sat down to tackle the challenge, I struggled. I still have not written that piece.

I was thinking that I should keep a notebook by the bed, as I have previously done (on advice from writing tutors in the past.) I resolved to find a suitable book and place it on the bedside table, despite the knowledge that I can never write anything down when I wake as I am without my glasses at the point of the day.  Believe me, if I scribble anything down in my bedside book, it is later indecipherable – this is why I kicked that particular habit.

Anyway, resolve I did – act I did not. Not even when I read yesterday’s prompt.

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So, my first thought this morning was…. why didn’t I find a notebook to put by the bed? I now refer you to  yesterday’s post, and The Law of Sod.

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  1. March 1, 2013
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    Thanks for the pingback. It always seems like the the time we do our best, our most creative thinking is when we’re asleep.

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