done. finished. two weeks ahead of time the WIP is in first reader's hands. yippee! i can stop the count down, the pressure is off.
now it's on to a new idea. (please envision a balloon deflating).
where do ideas come from? that's my question of the day. in the past mine have sprung up when least expected -- off of a conversation with a stranger, an idea from a radiolab episode, and even once, a fortune cookie.
maybe, idea-getting is like gardening.
WARNING: YOU ARE ENTERING THE SECTION OF BLOG WHERE CORRIE MAKES ADEQUATE CREATIVITY ANALOGY AND SHOWS OFF NEW STOOP PLANTERS AT SAME TIME.
you start with an odd assortment of ideas:
then you separate out the ones you want to give life to:
hopefully, resulting in something beautiful:
part of the fun of being on the idea-getting side is that while everyone else only gets to see the pretty end result, you're privy to the mess it required to get it there:
and BOOYAH, that makes use of all my photos. (i know, they ain't great, but pouring rain does not stop for the grasping blogger).
happy wednesday all.