Friday, May 10, 2013

Let 'er Rip

I’ve read a ton of advice books over the years. In fact I still do on occasion. In this business, I don’t think you can ever stop learning. Knowledge is power.

Today I’m talking about writer’s block. You know when your muse decides to take a vacation. You can sit for hours staring at a blank page, or solitaire becomes your best friend. That masterpiece you wanted to create is put on hold because, well frankly your muse doesn’t give a sh*t.

One thing almost every book suggests is to free write. Pull out a journal and write. It doesn’t have to make sense to anyone but you. Heck, it doesn’t even have to make sense to you. You can write a grocery list, a to-do list, or just how you’re feeling in that moment.

Write a good-bye letter to your muse if it helps. Just write, write, write until it charges your muse again.

Basically, let ‘er rip.

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