Overcoming Writers Block

Crosley:  With essays you generally don’t have it, which is not necessarily a good thing. I think you can sometimes spend a lot of time on something and at the end of the day, you can read it, realize it’s crap, pull out one line from it and fix it somewhere else, like a skin graft. I think I’m just so used to having an narrow amount of time to work, that you kind of have to force the creative glands to work during a set period of time. And/or the answer is I don’t.

I haven’t had it yet, and that’s not necessarily a good thing.

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