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The Titanic was surprised by an unanticipated block of ice beneath the dark, frigid, North Atlantic ocean. It sank like a stone into the unknown depths. This needn’t happen to your writing. In the process of imagining, initiating and completing … Continue reading
The bad news about fear and loathing for the writer is that these two emotional states can stop the flow of words. The good news is that they can be transmuted into writing fuel. Hunter S. Thompson made fear and loathing … Continue reading
Sometimes I think it’s amazing that we are able to do anything, much less write a story, novel, poem or article. The process of fixing on a goal and making it happen is not as simple one might think. This … Continue reading
If your bathroom is too clean and shiny, you may be suffering from the heartbreak of TGSWD – Tile Grout Scrubbing Writing Dysfluency. Avoiding is not always an idle, languid, lazy state of daydreaming, watching TV, and eating cookies on the couch. … Continue reading
Sometimes I’m asked this question by writers seeking to evaluate their progress. They are wondering if email writing, research reading and note-taking, making an outline, sitting and thinking about the piece, free-writing or warmup writing should count as part of … Continue reading
There are as many ways cure writer’s block as there are to skin a cat…… or kill people, as Johnny Depp ably demonstrates in the Stephen King inspired movie Secret Window. As a freshly divorced, just-out-of-the-psych-ward novelist living alone in the country, Johnny … Continue reading