Sometimes there is just no progress to be made on a particular project. In that case, moving on to a less high-stakes writing challenge can keep you moving and maybe jump-start you into overcoming the obstacles in your way.
- [Instructor] Every so often, … there comes a time when you've tried every other tool … in the prolific writer's toolbox, … and still you got nothing. … You don't know where the story goes. … You don't know what the next section or paragraph … is supposed to be about. … The project just isn't working, … and I'm here to tell you that it might be time … to take a break from that project for a day or two. … Does that mean you get the day off from writing? … No because remember, every day that you don't write, … you lose momentum and it makes it that much harder … to write the next day. … So yes, you still have to open up your computer … or notebook to implement this tool, … but you get to write something else. … Similar to the brain break tool, … this tool gives your mind a mini vacation from the project, … allowing your thoughts to settle and some new ideas … to hopefully form in the background, … but in order to keep up the writing routine … and the practice of writing and keep our brains sharp, …
Skill Level Beginner
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Wrapping up2m 28s
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