It's the same way with ideas. Sometimes you may come across some line or idea in everyday life that hits you emotionally. If you're antenna isn't open to receiving any and all frequencies, you may miss a treasure. Blaine Hogan points to Twyla Tharp in an e-book entitled Creative Matters. Tharp says:
“Scratching is an act best done as a routine, designed to gather and collect small ideas to be used at a later date.”Don't be afraid to scratch when you don't itch. You may stumble upon something you otherwise would have never discovered.
Keep writing (and scratching),
Would you or someone you know like to go on a songwriting retreat with industry professionals? Visit SongbirdCamp.com for more details!