Sifting through notes, emails, memos, and research to find the really important stuff is a crucial part of the writing process. How do you find the story amidst the facts?
Information overload can lead to writer's block. Following Marie Kondo's cue, take the time first to tidy your thoughts and keep only what inspires you before starting the writing process anew. The tidying process brings the structure and new life to writing needed to create a piece of joy.