En1320 Week 3

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Writers block is a very common thing that can happen to anyone at any given point. Here are to strategies that I believe can help me at any given point. The first one is writing an email to a friend or even to you. The second one is to stop procrastinating; I find that a lot of people, even myself, are a big victim to this one.
When it comes down to writing an email to a friend or yourself, I feel this is a great strategy because if your mind does go blank you have templates to return too at any given point. On top of that if you do lose any of your writings it is always good to have a second copy not backed up on your computer. It can be on your phone or on a good friend’s computer.
My other selection is procrastination. There are a lot of people out there that are the biggest victims of this. I feel the best way to avoid this is to just jump into it. Start whatever writing you’re doing immediately while it is fresh in your mind. When you wait to get your writing started it is no longer fresh in your mind.
The two strategies I love to use when I feel like I am running blank are talking to my family and playing on my phone for a little. Talking to my family always helps and I feel this will be a benefit in the future is just due to how much my family helps me and give me good suggestions every time I go blank. My phone is a weird on and people would think it is more of a distraction, but it’s not. My phone is a little bit of a getaway. When I start to get stressed about my writing I go to my phone and its games to get my mind off my troubles. This is what keeps me calm whether it is present or…...

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