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Mike Owens Patience. This probably isn't the answer for the writer who is stymied for weeks or months or longer, but frequently I find smaller blocks in my writi…morePatience. This probably isn't the answer for the writer who is stymied for weeks or months or longer, but frequently I find smaller blocks in my writing where I simply can't see a way forward. I've been doing it long enough now that I have confidence in just letting the process stew in my brain, and sooner or later something turns up. Even when you're not directly addressing a question, the creative process seems to proceed. Of course, if you have a deadline, all bets are off.(less)
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