Category Archive: writer’s block

Getting productive with the produce

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I must confess: I’ve been stepping out with a tomato. I hate to strut on in to the confessional box, but I’ve been kicking ass and taking names this month, for I have… Continue reading

Writing Slump? Journals Help

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Slumps happen. For me, slumps revolve around time management, or really, my pitiful lack thereof. All it takes is one day of not writing, and the next day is that much harder to… Continue reading

Greasing the mental wheels: What to do when you’re stuck

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Being stuck mid-story is a miserable feeling. Taking some time off seems like the natural solution, but it can misfire, badly. A walk around the block and a cup of tea is a… Continue reading

Fight for your Right to BIC

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I’m going to keep things short and sweet today, because last night I decided for some reason it would be fine to eat some shellfish from a buffet table. It seemed like a… Continue reading

Want to write? Don’t starve your brain.

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I mentioned in my last post that I had participated in an experiment along with S. C. Green. The idea was to avoid all media input for one week. The hope was, that… Continue reading

Sick in the head!

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My entire family got sick on New Year’s Day. At least, that’s when it became obvious. I didn’t think much of it, just figured we all had a cold. The holidays are always… Continue reading

Plotting for Pantsers

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To plot or to pants-it, that is the question. Or, can you be both a plotter and a pantser? That’s another question. I think all writers naturally gravitate towards one or the other,… Continue reading

Fight Club, Epic Fantasy Style

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I love a good fight. Writing realistic fight scenes can be hard. I suspect this is why so few of us do them well, and when they are done well, ala Joe Abercrombie,… Continue reading

Creative Cycles: The Path to Learning About Myself, The Writer

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By: Michael James Greenwald I’ve got another Confession to make (Dave Grohl evidently isn’t the only one), which is apropos, considering this week is an Open Confession Week. Timing, I guess, in life,… Continue reading

Setting Goals: Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew

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This week PLC will be talking about goal setting. Honestly, there isn’t a lot of point to setting goals if you never achieve any.  For example, say you currently write a short story… Continue reading

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