Robert Fritz, the developer of TECHNOLOGIES FOR CREATING®, talks of the three stages of creation.
The first is germination. This is often a supremely energetic stage, filled with excitement, enthusiasm, and even a sense of power. This is a vital stage, but as Fritz argues, if you want to be a creator, you need to “anticipate and often move into the assimilation stage.”
Assimilation is the stage when your vision becomes a part of you. You begin to have insights, make connections, gain momentum. Your creation becomes more tangible. This sets up the final stage: completion.
Completion, Fritz writes, “includes fruition, manifesting the whole, finishing, following through, and learning to live with your creation.” In the world of books, that means having a published book in hand.
So what stage best expresses where you are in your book-writing journey? Describe the stage as you’re experiencing it. What kind of energy does it have? What are you learning about this stage?
Please share your insights with others in our Write the Damn Book! community.