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Have you experienced and overcome a writer's block? Share some tips that worked.

Its frustrating to be unable to get out the stories that seem to live inside you. There must be some constraint that causes a Freeze inside but it would be such a powerful tool to share with us the Frozen ones.

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    Nov 8 2011: Hi Bulbul, in a similar vein to what Linda said, when I have a block, what works for me is not to solely concentrate on the 'project' but instead write about anything that spontaneously takes my fancy. A diary entry, a blog, a poem, a joke, an email, a text message or even other loose 'ideas' I may have floating around my brain. Perhaps there is a block because you are 'forcing' an idea to the front of the queue when other ideas are tryinging to come out at the same time, causing congestion at the exit point. You might even need an extra note-pad for jotting down random thoughts that you can get back to later. This may help with your flow and always give you something to work with. Keep well, Michael.
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      Nov 8 2011: thanks michael... I am still running away from writing but i think i will ease off the pressure!

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