I keep an eye on my investments. For example, I enjoy the ideas phase of writing, when I ride a swift current of plot details, character quirks, and insights shattering the conditioned mind. But, I know the seduction of this territory. Each fantastic idea blazing across my mind screen is unembodied, and eventually, unembodied ideas collect dust in the corners.

When I over-invest in daydreaming, I Check In to my version of Hotel California, the inner metaverse. The lyric from that iconic Eagle’s song that speaks to me the most — You can check out any time you want, but you can never leave — reminds me writing…



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Cap Kotz

Writer and Story Mapping Guide, I follow the life path no matter how challenging.