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Up the creek without a paddle? Writer's block causing distress? Get back up on the saddle Ride the stream of consciousness! 7/16/2022 Designed using elements from canva.com Stream of consciousness is a literary style in which a writer’s thoughts, feelings, and reactions are depicted in a continuous flow uninterrupted by objective description or conventional dialogue. Even though the result may not always be worthy of publishing, the process can be an effective means to break through writer’s block, yielding fresh ideas that can be developed at a later time.

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Date: 8/15/2022 11:42:00 PM
Doership release let’s us flow like the breeze, with ease
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Mark Toney
Date: 8/16/2022 1:52:00 PM
Roger that!
Date: 7/26/2022 2:13:00 PM
Thanks for sharing a way to get through writer's block, Mark. Sounds logical to me. Bill
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Mark Toney
Date: 7/26/2022 2:37:00 PM
You're welcome, Bill. Sometimes it works well, sometimes it works less well. Whatever it takes to ignite our muse. Take care.
Date: 7/19/2022 6:46:00 PM
Sounds like a promising technique, thanks for the advice, Mark. Robert
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Date: 7/19/2022 7:44:00 PM
You are very welcome, Robert. Thanks for the comment.
Date: 7/17/2022 12:17:00 PM
very cool how you expressed it in poetry. I think I tried this style before and failed miserably. thanks for the win on September. means a lot
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Date: 7/17/2022 2:02:00 PM
Thank you, Andrea. You’re welcome for your September win, but it means a lot to all of us, too. I didn’t realize until after Mile 7 was finalized that September had over 11,000 views and 8 pages of comments! Kudos to you!
Date: 7/17/2022 10:35:00 AM
This is good advice, Mark. I never really worry too much about "writer's block". If I can't think of anything new to write about, I just revisit some of my old stuff and try to give it a renovation. And I enjoy reading "stream of consciousness", but I've never felt inclined to jump into that stream, myself.
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Mark Toney
Date: 7/17/2022 12:47:00 PM
Great comment, Jim. We go with whatever works :) Thanks for stopping by.
Date: 7/16/2022 9:17:00 PM
Never get blocked by the writer's block ! Paddle on through the stream of consciousness ! Great quatrain, Mark !
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Date: 7/16/2022 9:35:00 PM
Love your positive comment, Valsa! Thanks for the encouragement.
Date: 7/16/2022 8:55:00 PM
Good quatrain, Mark. I have tried my hand at stream of consciousness on a number of occasions and have found it to be beneficial.
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Mark Toney
Date: 7/16/2022 9:32:00 PM
Thank you, Milton. Sometimes stream-of-consciousness writing can provide the spark needed to jump-start our muse.