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Idal (Justice), 19 Mashiyyat (Will) 177 B.E. - Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Today while cruising through the galaxy that is WDC I found a spooky star. It was Roari ∞ NaNo 2020 Survivor!!
The planet was
The poem was about writer's block. That begs the question: What do you do for Writer's block?
My approach to overcoming Writer's Block has changed over the years. At one time, I fought it by using random quotes from various writers. Now that I'm a septuagenarian, my approach to dealing with Writer's Block has changed. I say a prayer before I start writing, sometimes before I look at the prompt. After reading the prompt, I write the first thing that comes to mind, and work from there.
Overcoming Writer's Block
When faced with Writer's Block,
I cater my food for though.
From June, Thoreau, or Murchie;
Form Authors Unknown and Anonymous.
What they say,
May echo my own deep thoughts,
Or cause me to view reality differently.
Then I move,
Beyond the Block
By going over, around, under, or through.
Another approach, I sometimes take, is writing blog entries in alphabetical order. I started this today in "I Blog Poetry and Prose" , because for the last few days I've had difficulty coming up with anything. This morning I wrote "Abel, The Pumpkin" , which wasn't what I'd planned on. However, the first two lines of the limerick just popped into my head, so I had to write the poem.