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Writers’ Block – Entanglement

Entanglements are some of the strangest effects within family system dynamics. They happen when a family member’s fate is not recognized and honored by the other family members. That fate is often tragic or traumatic – because only strong emotions … Continue reading

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Writers’ Block – Writing is not a Job

Our families have rules about everything. And of course, they have rules about how we’re supposed to earn money and make a living. There are traditions in the family which jobs to hold, and if you look closely at your … Continue reading

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Writers’ Block – Can’t Show This to Mom

Would you show your book to your mom or grandma? Did I get you there? *winks* I know how that feels. I’ve written scenes that I would hesitate to show my mother. You know what I mean. Those. Yeah. Thing … Continue reading

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Writers’ Block: My Art has to be Special

We writers create stories to read. And we create art. Story telling is in fact one of the most ancient arts around. I’m sure even the Neanderthals sat around their campfire and told stories about hunting, finding food and maybe … Continue reading

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Why you are Wasting Time with Solitaire

So today, I’m going to talk about time wasters. We writers are really good at wasting our time, and not writing. Facebook, Twitter, Solitaire – great time sinks. Great places to rest our minds and to not worry about a … Continue reading

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The Power of Systems

Imagine you have a story idea that’s truly riveting. It makes you all excited. You can see the world, the characters and you know what’s happening in a scene or two. You’re almost dancing with joy. It’s an awesome feeling, … Continue reading

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Stuck in a Story?

It happens to every writer – we get stuck. The story either goes off track, we lose interest or we have written ourselves into a corner. No matter how it happens, the story loses us, and we lose the story. … Continue reading

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Writers’ Block – A Safety Program

There are people who say that Writers’ Block is all in your mind. And they are right. But Writers’ Block is not something you can clear with your rational mind. Because it is actually something much deeper and much older. … Continue reading

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That Dreadful Blank Page

There’s that blank page. Or the empty file. That thing you want to, have to, are supposed to turn into a story. And you have no idea how to begin. Your mind goes blank, all that old doubt comes creeping … Continue reading

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Three Ways of Regaining your Writing Mojo

It happens to every writer: Losing the mojo. Staring at the file, and not being able to open it. Or opening it, and the words don’t come. Lying in bed awake with dialog in your head, but it’s all gone … Continue reading

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