Racing (and Writing) in the Zone

Racing (and Writing) in the Zone

The link between motor racing (and Formula 1) and writing???!!
Sharing some thoughts about the Zone: “Getting into the flow …in another dimension, when it all seems so effortless”.

Write in the Zone

Writing in the Zone: Thoughts on the Writing Journey

“This happens when finding the right words is no longer a struggle. Words simply flow into your head faster than you can write them down (or press the keyboard). You read what you have just written and say: ‘Bloody hell. That’s good. Did I really write that? Wonder where all that came from’.”
– A “nony-moose” writer
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“Suddenly I realised that I was no longer driving the car consciously. I was kind of driving by instinct, only I was in a different dimension. I was way over the limit; but still I was able to find even more. It frightened me, because I realised I was well beyond my conscious understanding.”

– the late , great Ayrton Senna

Writers, like racing drivers, challenge themselves and their readers in new ways, They find new niches “writing on the edge”. I want to continually test my own writing “limits”, the “boundaries of my imagination.”

Writing in the Zone (All that I Know about Writing) Kindle version)

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” (including Writing in ‘the Zone’) are available at: and



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One Response to “Racing (and Writing) in the Zone”

  1. craiglock Says:

    Reblogged this on Ernest Hemingway Meets Ayrton Senna.


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