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Road Trip Wednesday #93: Writer's Block

Welcome to our 93th Road Trip Wednesday!

Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question and answer it on our own blogs. You can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic.

We'd love for you to participate! Just answer the prompt on your own blog and leave a link in the comments - or, if you prefer, you can include your answer in the comments.






This Week's Topic:
How do you beat writer's block?
Do you go for a jog? Read a book? Go to a movie? Come on, share your secret - we're dying to know!






Road Trip Song of the Week:
Hit Me With Your Best Shot" by Pat Benatar

Next week’s topic:
Best book of the month
Kristin Briana Otts

Kristin is an aspiring YA author with an abiding love for her dog, ghost hunter tv shows, and rainy days.

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52 comments:

  1. Glad I got up so early! Means I get to be the first on the road trip! ;)

    http://www.relicsofprovidence.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday-simple-man.html

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  2. Oh looking forward to others' thoughts... here's mine - http://beck-nicholas.blogspot.com/2011/08/can-i-get-cream-for-that.html

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  3. Can't wait to see how everyone fights off writer's block! Here's my post:

    http://aimeereneewrites.blogspot.com/2011/08/every-writers-antagonist-writers-block.html

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  4. Great topic!

    http://alisonmiller20.blogspot.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday-is-blog-carnival.html

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  5. http://christinemurray.blogspot.com/2011/08/writers-block.html

    Here's mine! :)

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  6. I read craft books, because 99 times out of 100 when I'm stuck on something it's because my subconscious knows I've taken a wrong turn somewhere. Reading craft books makes me start thinking about writing in general, and next thing I know, I'm inspired, fixed, and excited about my ms again.

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  7. Well, this is certainly timely... Here's mine!

    http://katyupperman.com/2011/08/24/rtw-overcoming-writers-block/

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  8. Great topic. Here's mine.

    http://kiwislife.blogspot.com/2011/08/rtw-cures-for-writers-block.html

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  9. I can't see youtube at work :( but here's my entry anyway.

    http://hddodson.blogspot.com/

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  11. Here is my somewhat tongue-in-cheek pep talk to those of us suffering from writer's block!

    Bittersweet Trail
    http://williamfriskey.blogspot.com/

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  12. Kicking the crap out of writer's block... Check it out:

    http://jaimereadingandwriting.blogspot.com/

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  13. I will forever love this topic. It's so interesting to read everyone's responses.

    fhttp://www.nerdysam.com/2011/08/rtw-writers-block.html

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  14. My first time on the Highway. Great topic.

    http://crowriverwriter.blogspot.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday-bird-by-bird.html

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  15. Very useful topic :) http://www.rebeccabehrens.com/2011/08/rtw-around-block.html

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  16. After reading my blog over, it seems like my cures become gradually less responsible the longer I'm blocked.

    http://crystalschubert.com/2011/08/24/on-writers-block/

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  17. Fun times. I'm excited to see what everyone's tips and tricks are.

    Mine is here.

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  18. Here's mine.
    http://katherinescott.blogspot.com/

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  19. Awesome topic :) We can't wait to read other's advice for this one! Here is mine and Pam's: http://seepamwrite.blogspot.com/2011/08/rtw-chipping-block.html

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  20. My first RTW!! And what a great topic - can't wait to see what everyone else does to kick that silly muse into gear!

    http://www.erinlschneider.com

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  21. Oh, I'm all too familiar with this one...

    http://thewordsonpaper.blogspot.com/2011/08/rtw-beating-writers-block.html

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  22. That was a really interesting topic- something I really had to think about. Here's mine:

    http://daydreamertowriter.blogspot.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday.html

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  23. Thought I'd join in today!! Here's mine=)

    http://writingreadingandlife.blogspot.com/2011/08/new-blog-design-book-and-writers-block.html

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  24. Writer's Block, in the house! I think that it's slightly ironic that I'm writing a post on writer's block while I'm at work, suffering from writer's block on a response essay due later today. Yay for distractions!

    http://overyonderlit.blogspot.com/2011/08/rtw-good-old-mind-plunger.html

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  25. Great topic! Here's mine:

    http://elizabethbriggs.blogspot.com/2011/08/rtw-writers-block.html

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  26. Oooo. Popular topic. Can't wait to see what everyone else said.

    Here's mine:
    http://jennhoffine.blogspot.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday-writers-block-i.html

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  28. Is there any other way to deal with it?
    http://lastephens.blogspot.com/2011/08/block-what-block.html

    Now to read the other suggestions!

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  29. And sometimes I flee the country: http://kathleenpeacock.blogspot.com/2011/08/writers-block.html

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  30. I love this topic, can't wait to see how others respond. Here's mine!

    http://rachelpudelek.blogspot.com/

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  31. I like naps. They beat everything.
    Here's my response!


    http://icountwords.blogspot.com/2011/08/when-your-brain-doesnt-work.html

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  32. Here's mine! yay!

    http://bit.ly/qlD6Q1

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  33. Writer's block hits me in two areas: planning, and revision. To hear my full thoughts on it, and what I do about it, click here.

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  34. Here's mine:

    http:// jessicalovewrites.blogspot.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday-writers-block.html

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  35. That was fun! Now I'm all pumped up and excited about writing new stuff.

    http://jessica-therrien.blogspot.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday-curing-writers.html

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  36. I have done a Road Trip in a really long time! So happy to be back at it again. Here's mine!

    http://kairigokujr.blogspot.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday-beating-writers.html

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  37. Forgive me for recycling an old post, but I wanted to participate today and got very excited when the topic was one that fits one of my favorite posts ever. :)

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  38. Can't wait to see what everyone's tips are!

    http://briallison.blogspot.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday-moving-block.html

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  39. I wanted to participate today but I had writer's block and couldn't think of anything that hadn't already been said.

    Mostly joking. Ok, half joking.

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  40. Guh >.< This post was good for me today.

    http://zapslobstertank.blogspot.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday-there-are-too-many.html

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  41. Depends on why it is happening before determining how to defeat it.

    http://inkinallforms.blogspot.com/2011/08/ramblings-on-wednesday-and-indiana.html

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  42. This was a fun one, and I got to bring in one of my favorite Scrubs references.

    http://writingonalimb.blogspot.com/2011/08/rtw-breaking-block.html

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  43. With lots of song and dance and bloodshed =)

    http://ohthevoices.blogspot.com/2011/08/road-trip-wednesday-writers-block.html

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  44. Wait, I thought today was Wednesday!?

    My post:

    www.jaquiradiaz.com

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  45. I am so late for this party! But here's why I disagreed with the blog posts I read: http://wp.me/pDFS1-3B

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  46. I had major writer's block until I took a road trip of my own. Here is the story: http://whisperedwritings.wordpress.com/2011/08/31/finding-myself-on-trail-2/

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