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 Writer's Block -- What's the Big Deal? -- by John Berkowitz
Thursday, 22 Feb at 23:58

Writer's block is like a forest fire.  Sometimes it's best to let the fire burn itself out.  In places like Yosemite people went to a lot of trouble to put out naturally-occurring forest fires to "save" them, but we have since realized that naturally-occurring forest fires have been burning unchecked for precisely as long as there have been nature, forests, and fire.  Nature adapts; fires are part of the process, letting new growth access to sunlight and other arboreal sciencey things.  It's the whole Circle of Life jazz.  Interfering with it just futzes it up.

Same with writer's block.  [more...]
Response from Hepcyzug 25 Feb at 10:17
I'm with you. I have story in me busting to get out. Sometimes I don't know where to start, so I...  [read all 2 responses...]



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