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I don't like to write in a busy room or in a room where people are prone to reading over my shoulder. If I think someone is paying attention I get really self-conscious and I can't work through a thought properly. I start tryng to write based on what I think they think I should be writing, not where I think the idea should go or even less so, properly listening to where the characters want me to take the idea. So, I find it necessary to find "alone time" in which to write, which isn't something that I can get easily right now. It starts to show after a while, too. I get anxious and touchy, because I haven't had any time inside my head recently. On top of that, when I finally do have a little slice of alone in which to do something, I freeze up. I forget how to get the idea out again and it gets stuck. Writing takes practice and so does getting over the fear of writing. 

Date: 2017-01-14 01:23 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] stormsong
I have the exact same problem, and I was just thinking about this when I went out to a coffeeshop yesterday. I can't get any serious creative work done in public.

(Sorry to barge in; saw this on Latest Things)

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