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Crap on My Desk
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“If you tell yourself you are going to be at your desk tomorrow, you are by that declaration asking your unconscious to prepare the material. You are, in effect, contracting to pick up such valuables at a given time. Count on me, you are saying to a few forces below: I will be there to write. The point is, that you have to maintain trustworthy relations. If you wake up in the morning with a hangover and cannot get to the literary work, your unconscious, after a few such failures to appear, will withdraw.”