one way to break through a writer’s block

A block can come from many sources, fear, sickness, breaking of a schedule, outside obligations, even lack of motivation.
Trying to correct the source of the block is even possible as many times the source is unavoidable
Since each scene should have conflict – either internal, where a character is fighting his emotions or fears, and the external where someone is challenging her either physically, mentally or both.
Here is my suggestion. Put two opposing characters into a scene and confine them either physically or through some of the often used confining tools (work, partners in crime, family, secrets or even ex-lovers.)
Now let them have at each other. No matter what the result final you will “see” the conflict, create fiery dialogue and experience proof that you can continue writing.
Using conflict wakes up your characters and raises the stakes in your story.

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About 3by3 writing method

The author of 12 books, half of them textbooks, two novels and three self help. has struggled with his challenges of completion, distractions, plotting and writers block. Finally after getting stopped I stopped and analyzed what was going on and spent a lot of introspection, research and reading trying to locate the source of these issues. The result of was the 3by3 writing method - a three step program to start and then continue the process of completing a story all the way to publication.
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