Tag Archives: writer’s block

Read For Flavor (Writing Quick Tip)

Different genres have different patterns of storytelling. Different ways of saying things. Different types of story arcs. Trying to write something but having a problem getting started or keeping the words flowing once you have started? Try taking a break … Continue reading

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Time Travel (Games Writers Play)

Are you stuck? Have you written yourself into a corner? Just can’t figure out where your story is going? Why not try time traveling to get your story going again? Settle yourself comfortably in a place and time where you … Continue reading

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Games Writers Play- Random Ninjas

Feel like your story is getting old or stale? Feel like it’s going in predictable directions? Even worse, has your writing ground to a halt altogether? Remain calm, and try this game writers play Take a random item, or activity, … Continue reading

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Courting the Muse- an Owner’s Manual (Writing Quick Tip)

They say every writer has a Muse. Is your Muse friendly? Always there? A tease? Someone with an unlisted number? And what does she like? It’s not a one size fits all Universe, and each of us has different ways … Continue reading

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Read Ahead (Writing Quick Tip)

Have you written yourself into a corner? Have no idea where your book is going next? Try this visualization technique. Find a quiet time when you will not be interrupted. Turn off the phone. Now get comfortable and close your … Continue reading

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Do Something Different (Writing Quick Tip)

Find yourself stuck or blocked?

Haven’t written a word for hours (or days…or weeks….)?

Feel like this thing you’re working on will never, ever, ever be finished?

well, maybe it’s time to do something different Continue reading

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The Journey of a Million Miles Begins With One Baby Step

Do you want to write, but somehow can’t get started?

Well, sometimes you need to start small… Continue reading

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Moving Forwards Again

…my writer-y brain is beginning to kick into gear again. Slow and creaky gear, but gear nonetheless… Continue reading

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What’ll You Have?….

“A good writer is like a machine. You put coffee in one end and books come out the other…” Continue reading

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Writer’s Block, per Kinsella (Inspiration)

“If my writing comes to a halt, I head to the shops: I find them very inspirational. And if I get into real trouble with my plot, I go out for a pizza with my husband.”

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