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Monday, September 19, 2011

When Stuck, Switch

When you get stuck for a while, it's helpful to switch to another kind of writing or to another project for a while. I'm temporarily stuck on my chapter so I've been writing some poems and movie reviews, which you can check out on the other blog.

1 comment:

Clarissa said...

Very true! I have realized that I have nothing of value to add to my manuscript at this point, so I;m taking a break from it. I think that after I do something completely different for a while, I will be able to come to it with a fresh set of ideas.