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Goodreads asked Terry Baker Mulligan:

How do you deal with writer’s block?

Terry Baker Mulligan When I'm stuck, I give the problem some space. Often, an idea on how to proceed will come to me in a day, a week or a month later. If not, I go back in and try something new. Sometimes I can "write forward," then return to the issues, weeks or months later.

Occasionally I learned that a section or chapter wasn't going anywhere because I was forcing the issue, or was too in love with my own writing and that part just needed to be eliminated.

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