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Writing to awaken

I am using Mark Matousek’s book, Writing to Awaken. The first questions was what did your parents teach you?  My mother was psychotic and a drug addict and alcoholic.  She took me I wasn’t good looking and wasn’t as smart … Continue reading

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I have writer’s block

As many of you have noticed, I am writing this blog less often.   Writer’s block, I suspect. I have writer’s block myself. That why I am writing less often.  I was on two boards of directors and I left both … Continue reading

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Outlining can reduce writer’s block

Outlining can reduce writer’s block.  That’s the information that I got from Writing the Damned Book by Stacy Nelson. And it makes sense to me. I’ve gone in circles planning a depression book.  I did severely restrict my activities to … Continue reading

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Avoid writer’s block: some tips

Here are an offbeat number of ways to scramble your brain and get started writing again.  It’s crazy tips to help you avoid writer’s block. Change locations:  when stuck I go to a coffeeshop down the block, or go to … Continue reading

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Ways to be more creative (cont)

These ways to be more creative come from the Eureka Factor by John Kounios and Mark Beeman. The authors suggest the it is easier to turn inward if you are spending time in quieter, peaceful surroundings.  The parks around here … Continue reading

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Ways to be more creative.

There are ways to be more creative.  I got these idea from the Eureka Factor, an exploration of brain science and what we now know about creativity.  It is a fascinating book and my summary doesn’t do it justice. Walking … Continue reading

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How famous writers get over blocks…

Aaron Sorkin, who wrote many famous movies gets through his blocks by taking five or six showers a day.  The water eliminates the sounds and he can get in a dreamy mood, where the ideas come from. Jonathan Franzen, when … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Overcoming Writer’s Block

This comes from Book Publishing UK’s blog: Write Right Now: 5 Tips for Overcoming Writer’s Block As writers, we’ve all been there before: you’ve been sitting at your desk hard at work for what feels like hours, but when you … Continue reading

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More tips on breaking writer’s block

More tips on breaking writer’s block. I came across an article in a British journal that had hints on breaking through writer’s block.  I don’t agree with all of them but I thought I would list them anyway. Read a … Continue reading

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Some tips to overcome writer’s block…

Some tips to overcome writer’s block come from John Obstander who wrote this article in Best Techie. 1. Assign yourself self-imposed deadlines.  I know when I am facing a deadline, I produce much more. That’s why I plan my  days … Continue reading

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