BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

How to overcome writer's doubt – Diana Marie Delgado QUOTES FOR WRITERS

My problem isn’t writer’s block—it’s writer’s doubt. I sit down but I often doubt that I can finish what’s in front of me. So, I’m not a writer who typically experiences dry spells—a block, for me, is an overwhelming number of pages and little idea which direction to go in. If I feel overwhelmed, I listen to William Basinski’s ‘dlp 1.1’ from The Disintegration Loops, the 2012 reissued box set released by Temporary Residence. Basinski, an avant-garde composer and musician, created a masterpiece when he attempted to digitize old tapes, but instead, disintegrated the very music he was trying to salvage.
I find ‘dlp 1.1’ hypnotic and comprised of a quiet clarity; qualities that get me back to work. There is a great range of emotion in this loop of music to tap into and move me to finish what I’ve started.
Diana Marie Delgado
From The Poets and Writers’ website
Photo by Spencer Imbrock on Unsplash

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Information

This entry was posted on December 29, 2019 by in Quotes and tagged , , , , , .
%d bloggers like this: