Alyssa N.

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How to Begin Writing: The Art of Imitation

Posted by Alyssa N. on 11/12/18 6:24 PM

The blank page can be scary, terrifying even.  It represents the unknown.  And who isn’t afraid of what they don’t know? I, for one, feel intense insecurity and fear when confronted with an empty word document, the clicker blinking insistently at me as if impatient with my lack of progress.  And I’m a writer! I’ve been writing and teaching writing for years! So, how do we conquer this fear? How do we get ourselves to write when it feels impossible?

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Tags: creative writing, English