Category Archives: May 2011

07 May 2011 Dream Analysis

[This is another of my posts that I saved in draft form but never published. Thankfully, my WordPress blog software saved the date it was put into draft form. I’m not sure why I never published these. Probably just didn’t … Continue reading

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01 May 2011 The Iris of Time

[This is another of my posts that I saved in draft form but never published. Thankfully, my WordPress blog software saved the date it was put into draft form. I’m not sure why I never published these. Probably just didn’t … Continue reading

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26a May 2011 Active Imagination vs Internal Dialogue

Anyone who has experienced insomnia understands what is meant by the term “internal dialogue.” When I wake at night, my mind is generally a whirr of conversations that reflect all my insecurities, favorite outrages, and self-serving fantasies. These are all … Continue reading

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26 May 2011 A Secret Project Using Active Imagination to Write Fiction

I must admit that I’m working on a secret project. It’s a novel, and I’m using AI to write it. I’m already heavily involved. It’s much different from anything I’ve ever previously written. Highly imaginative. I can’t disclose the project, … Continue reading

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12 May 2011 Stability of Images During Active Imagination

I believe I have finally figured out what is kicking me out of my visual images during my Active Imagination sessions. I am trying to see with my eyes.  When I do have an image pop into view, I try to … Continue reading

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10 May 2011 Changing Sleep Patterns Due to Active Imagination

Having developed a technique for adapting Active Imagination to writing fiction, I would now like to discuss what the effect of all this on my sleep patterns. I’ve been practicing Active Imagination for the past year. I’ve found it to … Continue reading

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10a May 2011 Primitive Man and Darkness

I’ve learned to appreciate darkness. For a while when I lived in New Mexico, I became interested in darkness and learning to function within it. I used to leave the lights off in my home in the evening and walk about … Continue reading

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08 May 2011 Five Levels of Active Imagination for Novelsmiths

My first recommendation to an author who wishes to incorporate Jung’s Active Imagination into their writing process is to be patient with yourself and the process. The process develops and perfects itself over time, and since it is at once … Continue reading

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01 May 2011 Flying in Australia

01:40 am. When I wake from a dream, my first inclination is to believe that it was meaningless and that I shouldn’t bother recording it. That happened again tonight. I was in Australia walking the countryside along a dirt road. … Continue reading

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