Saturday, June 13, 2009

Breaking Writer’s Block, Part 6: Recycle

Nothing under the sun is original, right? Then why not get your mind focused on writing by borrowing something you yourself wrote? Look through files of proposals, reports, or meeting minutes, or just retrieve a starting sentence or two from a jumpstart the composing process. Remember that the intention of the first draft is simply to get all your thoughts down. The finessing of language can come later.

Here are links to books on writing by Philip Vassallo: