A friend recently wrote me this email:
I love your practice with surrender. I am about to spend a week in NYC alone to move the dissertation forward. I will remember your counsel.
She was referring to a recent letter I sent describing what allowed me to write the first draft of my book last summer in three weeks:
It was one of those singular experiences where words pour forth without effort once you put your body in the proper place.
Now that I know she is about to embark on her own period of intensive writing, I want to round out the picture. Surrender played a big part in writing fast. Here are several other factors: [Read more…] about How I wrote my book in three weeks