Wednesday, April 05, 2006

8 of 210 : Ron

My professor set a chair in the middle of the room, threw his imaginary manuscript onto its seat, and started shouting at it, “Why are you giving me a hard time?!”—his sure-fire way to break writer’s block. He became my mentor, but I don’t think he ever realized it.

6 Comments:

At Wednesday, April 05, 2006 11:24:00 AM, Blogger Indigo Bunting said...

Vivid. I may have to try this.

 
At Wednesday, April 05, 2006 12:52:00 PM, Blogger Helen said...

Does it work?

 
At Wednesday, April 05, 2006 4:23:00 PM, Blogger Sewa Yoleme said...

Like a charm.

 
At Wednesday, April 05, 2006 4:43:00 PM, Blogger Indigo Bunting said...

Did you in fact use this very technique in coming up with this post?

 
At Wednesday, April 05, 2006 7:05:00 PM, Blogger Sewa Yoleme said...

I did not. This post was surprisingly easy to write. I have, however, used it many times in the past, with excellent results.

 
At Thursday, April 06, 2006 7:56:00 PM, Blogger In Otter Space said...

Love it!!
I'll have to try this next time I'm writerly blocked.

 

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