Posts tagged ‘overcoming writer’s block’

Feb 06 2018
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Steer around writing blocks with relief projects

Steer around writing blocks with relief projects

Writing through Trauma to Truth teacher Shawna Ayoub Ainslie wants to help blocked writers get some relief–and keep the creative energy flowing–with relief projects. Stuck in a story/poem/essay? This post has you covered. Here’s what you need to do: instead of hammering away at going nowhere until your writing world cracks and you fall into the void of doubt, wonder why you even try, and burn your laptop in a bonfire, shortcut negative self-talk by…

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May 28 2015
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Kallie Falandays, Cool Tools for Stuck Writers teacher, on newness

Kallie Falandays, Cool Tools for Stuck Writers teacher, on newness

Previous posts on community-building among Center teaching associates highlighted Helena Clare Pittman, Ellen Collins, and Abriana Jetté. These teachers responded to Elizabeth Ayres’ essential question: Where is your joy in writing and teaching? This week, we hear from Kallie Falandays, who teaches Cool Tools for Stuck Writers, a course focused on overcoming blocks in creative output. Kallie’s response is succinct and true, and touches on the joy of developing both our individual and communal selves—a…

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