By the way, guys. Analytical mind, if you’re poking around, you may, but please keep your opinions to yourself. We are safe here and don’t need to be correct or perfect. I promise! Muse, I’m here and ready to play!
Analytical Mind, if you’re here, now is a good time for you to take a break. We’re good, we’re safe, we need to just be for a while. You can come back later, after we leave this coffee shop.
And Muse, if you want to come out now, I’m here, I’m listening, and I’m happy to work on any story you want. I have a small preference for the [redacted] story.
I know our analytical mind can be a bit overbearing. It can’t help itself, it’s been this way for years and is still trying to learn how to be gentler. Please don’t take its antics seriously. We’re all learning how to be together. We’ll get better. Please don’t give up on us too quickly. Also, if you can find a way to tell me when we’re being too analytical, just like you’ll tell me when you have a great idea, then I promise I’ll try to listen and respond appropriately. I want to build you a nice safe sandbox, and I also want to work towards making money. Please help me out.
Dear Analytical Mind,
Please don’t judge the first output of my Muse. Don’t hold her up to any expectations. We should nurture her and lure her hear with treats, give her a nice sandbox to play in. Whatever happens is what happens and shall not be expected or demanded. We can judge our ability to construct the sandbox. We can (later) judge the output of the sandbox with the goal of making it better, i.e. edit. But only after she has left and her feelings won’t be hurt. She’s sensitive and we love her and want her to be happy.