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How You Can Give Writer’s Block The Boot In Minutes – by Derek Haines…

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I absolutely believe in being lazy, but I don’t believe in writer’s block

Before I started writing this blog post, I had a blank page. Well, a completely white WordPress editor screen to be precise. But as you can see, it’s not blank, totally white and devoid of words anymore.

How did I start? I read.

My day always begins with reading over breakfast. News, blogs, social media, emails and sometimes even a real newspaper.

Yes, an old-fashioned one made of paper that doesn’t need electricity to read.

This morning, between my coffee and tartine, I stumbled upon this quote on social media on my iPad, with my sticky marmalade tipped finger.

There’s no such thing as writer’s block. That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write. ~Terry Pratchett

Funny little quote, I thought. But then it set me to wondering about this whole writer’s…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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