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Some days, the writing won’t come.

But it will eventually.

David Gane
David Gane

That’s okay.

Show up on the page. Put the time in.

If nothing works, it’s okay. You still did the work of trying.

Most importantly, don’t add worry to the mix. It’s just compounding the problem.

You are struggling with a creative problem that will come with work and time.

And it will come—eventually. Maybe not today, tomorrow, or the next day, but it will come.

And so be waiting at the page and ready when it does.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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