Goodreads asked Liz Coley:

How do you deal with writer’s block?

Liz Coley I told a group of teenagers that I had really bad advice for them on this. "Don't tell your mom I recommended this," I said. "I daydream, procrastinate, and talk to strangers." Daydreaming over vegetable chopping, weeding, folding laundry, doing dishes etc is a great opportunity to let ideas sift through your head in an unforced way. Procrastinating by getting other things done first is a method of clearing your mental slate for the hard work of creating. And talking to strangers is a great way of getting in the mode of storytelling and curiosity.

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