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  • That's not an elementary question at all. Getting started isn't hard for me because wh...k in the voice of a child for a few pages. Something about shifting OUT of the mode I'm working in gets me intere...
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    To go beyond myself and my own disabilities, I decided to get inside the pain and stor...ling to step out of myself and feel for another--to get out of that "my world" mode all the time.
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  • I read a book. I keep a sheet of paper nearby and when my brain is in read mode, I get ideas about what to write....

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    “Fiction is the art form of human yearning.” – Robert Olen Butler “We are living...Chief?) – does little to quell its effect on my psyche. I’m in fight-or-flight mode all the time, feeling angry a...
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    21. The North Shore July 20, 2017 In a few weeks I’ll head up the coast to Mendocino County for a writers conference. This is part of a new and deeper commitmen...
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    Al Jaffee: MAD Magazine’s All-Around “Mentsh” with Much “Tam” About a year ago at this time, I interviewed two recently emerged and international musical performers...

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  • Yeeeees, thank you for sharing! You state things so clearly that I can really nod too,...t my instincts as a paid writer (which have been set to "panic and desperation mode" for a few months) have been...
  • Thank you for your insight. As a currently unpublished author about to move into publishing mode on my first completed manuscr...
  • I believe that part of the problem lies in the perception of the issue as a "block." I...ur subconscious, which happens more easily when the brain is in a more relaxed mode.