Some people claim they can only create when they hit a bottom.
Some people claim they can only create when they hit a top.
No doubt a lot of creativity can come from extremes. But what happens the rest of the time?
We can't all be Hunter S. Thompson, whose
You can certainly do some things to make it easy to maintain some continuity in your creativity. Earnest Hemingway used to
Nothing's foolproof, of course. Even the greatest slip up sometimes.
But if you keep showing up, your chances of success get much better.