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Essential Steps To Experience Flow
  1. Set an overall goal, and as many subgoals as are realistically feasible.
  2. To find ways of measuring progress in terms of the goals choosen.
  3. To keep concentrating on what one is doing and to keep making finer and finer distinctions in the challenges involved in the activity.
  4. To develop the skills necessary to interact with the opportunities available.
  5. To keep raising the stakes if the activity becomes boring.

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Flow

Flow

by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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Producing highly creative work requires one to abandon this mystic pursuit and all its upshots along with it

We think of the flow state as a magical place that writers can get to. Writers need to be open to a flow state, but we must never think it is natural or sustainable.

A writer's purpose is to write, not to surrender to the fear of creating the mediocre. A writer's goal is to write the very best story he or she can.

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Why Writers Should Avoid Striving for Flow State

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