I do so love a good all nighter!
Reminds me of that time I had to complete a final paper for a college literature course and I got stuck on page five of 20.
I had drafted the first five pages with ease. Weeks before, I had typed up those first five inspired pages on my trusty Brother (back before computers made it a breeze to edit and rework copy).
So imagine a college Senior, eager to complete this 20 page project and get on with my Life! Sitting at the dining room table (or rather the card table that served as such) I starred hard at the bottom half of the fifth page…blank…uninspired. Simply stuck on where to go from the point I had left off.
My roommate Dan did his best to coax and coach me to relax, let the ideas flow, and just type something but I was a deer in the headlights. But I was determined to sit at that card table, fingers on the keys, and referencing my outline and notes, I prayed for guidance. None came.
So Dan got radical on me. How you ask?