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The Blank Page: Part 2

In Getting Started on October 20, 2010 at 11:21 am

So my last blog about facing writer’s block had a few starter points for attacking that blank page. This time I’m writing my post using the very advice that I want to give; because sometimes ‘Just Do It’ isn’t enough to get you started. Sometimes you need to know where you’re going with it, you need to make a PLAN. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Blank Page, part 1

In Getting Started on October 14, 2010 at 10:29 am

I’ve been sitting here, with this blog post open, for the past ten minutes. I wrote a title, then changed my mind, I browsed Facebook and then checked one of the forums I frequent (in fact, half way through that sentence I opened a new tab to look at them again). I can spend all day working like this; which probably isn’t a good thing. I don’t like to think of it being lazy, it’s more of a struggle against my “Inner Brat,” (shall we call her Betty?) she’s fighting a war of attrition against my creative endeavours. Read the rest of this entry »

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