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Debbie Shannon

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Debbie Shannon I think the best way to deal with writer's block is to close your notebook or computer, get your walking shoes on and go for a long walk, preferably i…moreI think the best way to deal with writer's block is to close your notebook or computer, get your walking shoes on and go for a long walk, preferably in nature. Go to the park, the beach, walk along the lake shore, along a country road. That tends to clear my mind. I always get ideas when I'm walking. I bring my phone and record them as I walk.

Also, Ernest Hemingway suggested this writing tip in A Moveable Feast, and I've been doing it ever since I read it. At the end of your daily writing session, stop before you've completed your thought. Stop mid-paragraph. That way, when you come to the desk the next day, you have something to work on, and you're not stuck staring at a blank page. (less)
Debbie Shannon I love telling stories. I never get tired of reading stories, creating stories and even listening to other people's stories. My friends all know to be…moreI love telling stories. I never get tired of reading stories, creating stories and even listening to other people's stories. My friends all know to be aware that I'm always on the lookout for a good story, good character name, good scene, good hook.(less)
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