3 Ways to Empower Your Writer's Block

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For many people the biggest obstacle to being a writer is all the writing involved. Writing can be hard, you have to think of things and then solidify those thoughts into words, sentences and sometimes even paragraphs. If you don’t do this the prevailing wisdom is that you are not a writer. If ...
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Why These People Hate Stephen King's Clown Movie - I'll be in my Trailer

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I’m going to do something a little different for this edition of I'll Be In My Trailer. Instead of reviewing the Stephen King Clown movie I’m going to address a controversy that the mainstream media seems content to ignore. In the process I hope you will come to understand why I’m not using the ...
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Scientists Are Concerned That We're Running out of Things to Say

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I’ve always operated under that assumption there’s no real limit on how many things there are to say. I’m not a garrulous person but I do have a long-time habit of saying a lot of things in writing. New research indicates that my hobby might be costing more than just the electricity used to power ...
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Secrets to Escaping the Grocery Store Before Your Ramen Noodles Expire

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Friends, with all the serious problems we face in the world today I feel it’s appropriate take a short break from writing nonsensical movie reviews in order to discuss a subject of much greater import: grocery shopping. Other than the super wealthy who can afford personal shoppers we all have ...
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The Future is Bright in Book of Henry - I'll be in my Trailer

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I’ll Be In My Trailer is an ongoing series where I review a film before it is released, based entirely on the trailer. Most movies that take place in the far distant future depict a world that looks very different from our own. Sometimes it’s a post apocalyptic hellscape like Mad Max, ...
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Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Sails on Deep Philosophical Waters - I'll be in my Trailer

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I’ll Be In My Trailer is an ongoing series where I review a film before it is released, based entirely on the trailer. When Disney started promoting Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl back in 2003 many people thought it was idiotic to base a film on a theme park ride. They ...
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