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Bassey Ikpi

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Bassey Ikpi Nothing. I have a few ideas for more books but, right now, I’m focused on the launch of I’M TELLING THE TRUTH BUT I’M LYING on August 20th. I just…moreNothing. I have a few ideas for more books but, right now, I’m focused on the launch of I’M TELLING THE TRUTH BUT I’M LYING on August 20th. I just recorded the audiobook and I love it! I’m so excited to hear what people think of the book and the audiobook. It’s a pretty amazing time and I just want to enjoy it. (less)
Bassey Ikpi Quite often, writer’s block, for me is about placing too much pressure on myself to write a distinct or particular way. I’m overthinking and…moreQuite often, writer’s block, for me is about placing too much pressure on myself to write a distinct or particular way. I’m overthinking and overwhelmed. What I do is set a timer for five-ten minutes and give myself permission to write whatever is on the top of my head—even if I’m just writing about the fact that I can’t write. Sooner or later, I will either, locate the source of the block or I will find one useful line, thought or idea. However, not actively writing is good to. Go do something else and you’ll be surprised how your brain relaxes and an idea pops up while you’re doing something else. (less)
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“She weaponizes her silences.”
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“how can you not forgive someone whose whole life was a sprint towards survival?”
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“I give them the suggestion Allow yourself morning. I tell them it means that today may have been a rolling ball of anxiety and trembling, a face wet and slick with tears, but if you can get to morning, if you can allow yourself a new day to encourage a change, then you can get through it. Allow yourself morning.”
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