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Greetings Ladies and Gentlemen,
“I only get writer’s block about once a day”
Leave it to Sue Grafton (the mystery author whose titles so graciously provide us with crossword clue partials like “___ for Innocent” and “___ for Killer”) to offer an apt description of writer’s block. We all have been there: blanking out in front of the computer screen, or with pen in hand.
After Googling “Cures for Writer’s Block,” these recommendations popped up:
- Change your work location
- Change your working hours
- Develop a new hobby
To that end, this week I write to you from a fainting couch, at 4 a.m., while watching Monster Truck documentaries.
Welcome to Week 538 of Crossword Nation. We invite you to solve “Writer’s Block” as your crossword of the week. I hope you'll block out some time to solve it!
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