Category Archives: writer’s block

Night Sounds

I was up in the very early morning hours the other day. Normally, I’m not up at that time, but when I am, my only company is a ticking grandfather’s clock and the hum of the refrigerator. Not this time. … Continue reading

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Evolution of a Story Idea

Another assignment in my writing class.  What to write about?  As I look out my front window, I see English ivy covering the hill in my front yard.   Yes, I can do something with that.  First question – what does … Continue reading

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A Dry Spell

It’s been dry – like the desert, like cracked earth in need of rain, like dust and talcum powder.  Parched.   I’m not talking about lack of rain here.  I mean a creative drought where nothing is flowing.   There’s barely a … Continue reading

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Big Empty White Space

As you can see, I didn’t make my Thursday deadline, but I’m still here!  Life and blank page syndrome got in the way.     It happens to all of us at one time or another.  We go to our studio … Continue reading

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