How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 53



“And live alone in the bee-loud glade.”
That was Yeats’ wish, and, more often than not, it’s mine. I love my family, but introversion and love of solitude are usually the defining characteristics of a writer’s personality. Who else would stare at a screen or sheet of paper for hours, contentedly (most of the time)? The distractions of email, twitter, Facebook and other aspects of a widening “social network”, unlike the loud buzz of bees, are difficult to ignore , especially when they have become duties. While I can’t ignore my various duties to certain loved ones, every now and then I have to try to tamp down my guilt, and pull away from that wider , plugged-in network, especially when trying to create. For a day, or half-a-day, or an hour (!) I imagine occupying a cabin, deep, deep in a forest where cables can’t find me…

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