The bedrock tool of a creative recovery is a daily practice called Morning Pages.
The idea is to write 3 pages, by hand, every morning — for a total of 750 words. My hand was hurting after one page. For now, 3 pages is an aspirational target.
Here’s the only coherent thought from the whole page (edited for grammar):
Typing is a mechanical exercise devoid of art and spirit. It lends itself to getting the job done, not exploration or expression.
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