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How a Cow and a Wildflower Saved my Writing – Kicking Writer’s Block

How a Cow and a Wildflower Saved my Writing – Kicking Writer’s Block

All writers get stuck.Call it writer’s block, or call it losing a plot or outline. For me it was slogging through the opening paragraphs of an article I was writing for Astronomy Magazine. No matter how I tried coming up with a slam-bang opening paragraph, everything I wrote stunk. I just couldn’t get my teeth into the heart of the article. In desperation, I got out photos I had taken during the assignment (to the Very Large Array in New…

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Writer’s Block – Kick It With My New Book

Writer’s Block – Kick It With My New Book

Yesterday I posted the cover to my new #Kindle book – Vanquish Writer’s Block!. Due out in about two weeks it contains the techniques I’ve used for years:  Images, Oracles and Brain-Hacks. You already know what images are right – like the cool shot of the leaves above. Oracles you may be less familiar with; they’re tools used for divination, like Tarot or I-Ching – that kind of stuff.  And no, in my book, Oracles aren’t about reading the future. Instead,…

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