Unlocking Originality in Writing

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It’s commonly believed among the literati that anyone who has reached the age of 18 has had enough experience in life to write the great American novel.

A provocative claim that has the power to change the way you see your potential in writing, doesn’t it? What makes this possible and what short-circuits the writing process for so many? What keeps that originality from finding its way to your brain and spilling out all over your word processor?

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“How do I Know what I Think, until I See what I Say…”

I was a late-blooming college freshman at the age of 35 in an English Education major at SUNY Oneonta, New York, when I first came across the “title” quote attributed to E.M Forster. Immediately, I was captivated. I felt a surge of energy buzzing through me as I connected with what Forster was saying, because I was uncovering the same thing:

The writing process is a mining operation of the mind.

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