You always hear of artists getting in "the zone," but when asked to describe said zone, it can be difficult to explain. As someone who is currently in "the zone," I'm happy to relate my particular experience on this particular evening.
All I can really tell you is this: Diet Coke, Margot & The Nuclear So and So's Slingshot to Heaven on repeat, and reading out loud. For whatever reason, that combo has kept me editing for a solid 4 hours, even through several telephone conversations and a party that I didn't quite make it out the door for (sorry, Lori, I literally lost track of time.) I'd better get back to work before it gets away from me.
Margot & The Nuclear So and So's