That’s the great secret of creativity. You treat ideas like cats: you make them follow you. If you try to approach a cat and pick it up, hell, it won’t let you do it. You’ve got to say, “Well, to hell with you.” And the cat says, “Wait a minute. He’s not behaving the way most humans do.” Then the cat follows you out of curiosity: “Well, what’s wrong with you that you don’t love me?
Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing
This may explain why ideas (or was it cats?) tend to wake you at 4 in the morning … I hope you spent a wonderful World Cat Day with your furry friends.
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4 thoughts on “Ideas & Cats”
It’s the call of nature and not ideas that wake me up at 4 in the morning!
Ha ha, there’s that, too. If only I wrote ALL ideas down from 4 in the monring …
…and you put the food out for them. You ask them not to bring in any dead creatures.
It’s your perspective hun, not dead creatures, just gifts with, erm, bloody tassels