A black hole sucks anything and everything around it into a black vortex of nothing. That is how my brain feels right now on this article I am writing for my junior comp class. It’s called ‘Fashion through a Filter’ and it’s about how fashion brands benefit from using Instagram to reach out to customers. As a PR person I thought this topic was going to be easy… I was definitely and most unfortunately wrong. I am so glad I am not a magazine major, I would suck at it.
Blogs are one thing, magazines are in a different galaxy. I have had a hard time finding sources and my final draft deadline is due at midnight. So instead of scanning Instagram and Pinterest feeds, I decided to let out my frustration and create a game plan, via High Heels High Hopes.
Step 1: Get coffee. A caramel macchiato to be exact.
Step 2: Start writing this post. Already there, yay progress!
Step 3: Turn on music for inspiration. iTunes ready for takeoff!
Step 4: Make a how to get out of the creative blackhole step-by-step list… already four steps in.
Step 5: Finish this post.
Step 6: Browse Instagram for inspiration, as it is one of the main topics for my article.
Step 7: Force yourself to write.
Step 8: Write until 5:40, then go to 6 p.m. class.
Step 9: Get Chipotle after class.
Step 10: Go home and write your little butt off!
Step 11: Edit starting at 11 p.m.
Step 12: Submit by 11:59 p.m.
Step 13: Get Caffeine and write Op Ed piece for other class.
Step 14: Finish Op Ed and study for German midterm.
Step 15: Go to bed by 4 a.m. and set 6 alarms.
My night is going to be awesome! I’ll post about the aftermath repercussions later, but hopefully I make my deadline and get some sleep. Midterms are a creative black hole because there are so many writing assignments due in one week, and you only have so much creative brain power per hour. I can sleep when I’m dead… Right?
Wish me luck!