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The Blank Page Holds No Fear For A Brave Writer – by Derek Haines…

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on Just Publishing Advice:

Every writer confronts the dreaded blank page.

It is white, stark and for many writers and authors, downright intimidating.

Whether it is a fresh sheet of paper or a blank word processor template with its infuriating little flashing cursor, it is the same. You have nothing in front of your eyes except emptiness.

The blank page is the void into which the brave writer must always dive without fear or hesitation.

Just do it and fear not the result.

The only proven way to eliminate an empty white page is to overcome its fearsome superpowers by bravely and purposefully adding one letter, then one word and then one sentence.

When you take these three simple actions, you will have defeated the monster of nothingness.

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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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