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How To Deal With The Dreaded Writer's Block?

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Like my everyday routine, I double-clicked that WordPad shortcut on my desktop, all ready to start a new article. So, what should I write about this time? While pondering over this question, I looked to the bottom right of my screen, where the clock showed that I've spent the last two hours staring blankly at the white screen.
The Blank Screen of Writer's Block The dreaded feeling that each and every writer, or any artist for that matter, go through is a creative block. And when your works are the primary source of your income, the situation can be disastrous. The effects can be both short-term and long-term and have a bad influence over all your previous and upcoming works.

So, what really is a writer's/creative block? In what ways it can affect you? And of course, how should you deal with it? Let's find out.
What is a Creative Block? A creative block, at its simplest, is the inability to produce any new work. Originally associated with writers (termed as writer's…

Afraid 27

"The demon had blood red eyes, charred skin, long bat-like ears and sharp, serrated teeth that are always spread in a cunning grin. However, the most important aspect of his description is that I always see him in the tall mirror in my room."

Conversations 19 - Now That You Are Gone

It's often said that people pay something its true value of when that thing is gone. That thing can take different forms - of material possessions, of places where they lived, or people that they loved. The quote has been through a few transformations, such as the one where the victim claims that they are being taken for granted and not being given the attention and respect that they deserve.

In my own personal experience, I have been through this phase of complains and crying, between the sorrow and fear of loss and the joy and pleasure of sorting things out, to change for the better only to have you bail out at the last second, leaving me in a place and position that I never thought was possible.

My uncanny resistance to change means that it has been a little more difficult than it should have been and our missing conversations have not been very helpful either. While the reduced time is understandable, the realisation of less of your voice, the minimal of your expressions and …

Quotes 028

"It's better to give someone an opportunity to understand your point of view than lulling them into believing that everything is all right."