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Writer’s block can be a dark tunnel where ideas, characters, plotlines and creative invention fade in the blackness. There are strategies to help break or lessen this curse which could be usefully applied to any form of writing.
‘My novels come out of me, who I am, what is at stake in my world when I am writing, just as much as the memoir did, whether I like it or not.’
‘Avoiding eye contact with the writing tools; laptop screen, pen, notebook, backs of envelopes, seething with undecipherable scribbles.’