In simple terms, these daily pages have 5 main steps :-
1. Have idea
2. Draft words
3. Write page
Steps 4 and 5 are pretty painless - I have done it so many times it’s almost automatic (technology permitting).
Step 3 is by far the most enjoyable - it is wonderfully mindful, bordering on meditative.
Step 2 lives on a scale from easy (when the words just flow) to challenging (when they really, really don’t), but it is always rewarding.
And Step 1 ?
There are days when the idea appears in a moment, and other days when it can only be dislodged by banging my head on the desk until it falls out.
Today the desk took a battering…