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Writers: Keeping The Creative Juice Flowing, #1

“This topic is a series. From time to time, I will be dishing out practical advice based on my writing experiences that have worked for me.” *Read a book that is in your genre but not your typical selection. This may sound old or not useful but it works. I know this first hand. It is especially useful when your story is stuck at a point where it needs a twist but you have no idea how to go forward. Reading something different from your typical selection gives you a fresh perspective and a jumpstart in a way that you couldn’t have achieved on your own, and this keeps your writing ability healthy with a sense of freshness that it not typical in your genre so that it sets you apart as a unique brand. It is also useful for any writer’s block at any point in time. And what exactly do I mean by a book in your genre that is not your typical selection? If your favorite genre is romance and your typical …