> > Hear hear! I concur on all points. I don't think I'm under any illusion > that the World is a "real place" like this primary world, but neither do > I subscribe to Patrick's 100%-in-control-and-author-makes-every-decision > theory of writing. I think like you, I tend to write best when the > conscious mind kind of takes the back seat as it were. Every time I've had > to actually plan a story it either fails cos it's being forced, or I end > up dawdling and never finish it. > > Well, that's not an entirely accurate summary of my position, as I said that I do recognize the role of the unconscious in creative work. -- Second Person, a chapbook of poetry by Patrick Dunn, is now available for order from Finishing Line Press<http://www.finishinglinepress.com/NewReleasesandForthcomingTitles.htm> and Amazon<http://www.amazon.com/Second-Person-Patrick-Dunn/dp/1599249065/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1324342341&sr=8-2>.