A couple of days ago I wrote about being stuck.
Getting unstuck didn't happen right away.
Yesterday, I was feeling a bit restless, and went out for a drive. I went to a mall that was more than 20 km away, at least a 30 minute drive. I just felt like getting out of the house. I wasn't productive anyways. So I spent a couple of hours out of the house. I ended up in bed at like 11pm, which is a few hours before usual.
And then today, I was awake at 7am. My brain was active. There was something I had to write.
So I opened up the computer, and worked from 7am to 11am. 4 hours flat out, and it was good.
Then I walked over to my office, and worked from 12pm to 4pm, another 4 hours flat out.
Here I am talking about 8 hours of work in a day like I'm some kind of superman. Yes, I know most people work hard every day. But getting 8 hours of creative flow is pretty rare. There was no messing around.
I wrote 5,500 words in a script for a course. And created 200 slides for a presentation containing 1,110 words.
I think I'm about half done with the writing required for this next course. If I was to guess, I have another 5,000 words to go and another 200 slides.
We'll see where it nets out. But I wonder if I can have dinner, and just get back into it.
Do another 8 hours and get it done tonight?
That would be something magical.
I don't want you thinking that I'm creating a course in a day, and it's going to end up being a crappy course. I personally don't think that anything created in a single day or a single afternoon contains a lot of value.
But I've been teaching this topic for 4 years, and thinking about creating this course for 5 months. It's been inside me.
And I got unstuck today.
I've still got weeks of recording and editing work ahead of me.