Isaac Asimov said,
“If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster.”
–from the February 2008 edition of Writer’s Digest in an article titled Baby Steps: Stop Obsessing about Writing a Book.
Well, for me it would depend on the day. Today is a flop-on-the-floor-and-moan-and-brood day. Other days would be type-manically-and-laugh-out-loud days. I brood because the odds are against me (against us all!) and I’d laugh because I’d write anyway. Either way I’d still be thinking about the writing.
So, I suppose if you had those six minutes you’d be doing something important like…?