‘Not Procrastinating’ Tuxedo Jack here with the 5th writing assignment for our blogging university class: Let Social Media inspire you.
Cheri at Blogging U says:
One of the goals of Writing 101 is to tap into new and unexpected places for post ideas. Today, let’s look to Twitter for inspiration. ….. Below, you’ll see five tweets: each tweet is interesting in its own way, and we hope one will elicit a response from you.
I decided to take today’s assignment and chose this tweet because I didn’t have to procrastinate to write it.
I can't decide if procrastination kills creativity or is essential to it.
— Grant Snider (@grantdraws) April 28, 2014
In my not so humble opinion, procrastinating is essential to creativity. Ideas must have time to leap about in your subconscious before they leap onto the page, and leaping as a form of procrastination is one way to do this.
Another way to put off writing until the muse appears is to gather information through osmosis. I am a firm believer in napping on as much written material as I can find.
A third reason to procrastinate is to save your creative ideas for next time. I’m a firm believer in putting things off in the hopes that someone else will do it.
After all, my energy is precious and must be saved for really important things like shamelessly promoting my own merchandise in posts.
Thank you for reading our 5th Writing 101 assignment, and the last for this week. I look forward to a weekend of leaping, napping and not procrastinating since we won’t have any more assignments until Monday.