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Staring at a Blank Page

I’ve been looking at this page for what seems like hours and no words are magically appearing.

Oddly enough it reminds me of some quotes attributed to different know cycling racers. Example: It doesn’t matter if you ride slow or fast, a long distance or short, just ride.”

I’ve heard, and experienced, that some writing requires priming the pump. Write even when its unrelated; just write and soon the creative juices will flow and you will get to what you want to say. Writing is a discipline that has odd parallels to athletics. For many sports, fans sit in their seats with a coleslaw...


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