I said, “Write anything you want, respond to the prompts or don’t, but keep your pen or pencil moving for 10 minutes.”
I said, “Don’t worry if something doesn’t come to you right away, just keep writing.”
I said, “Sometimes I just write ‘I don’t know what to write’ over and over again for a while. That’s ok. Something will come.”
And he did it for 10 minutes. Now that’s tenacity. I can work with that.