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For this month's writing prompt write a scene using the following sentence to start;

The streets were deserted. Where was everyone? Where had they all gone?

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Our monthly writing tips are written by our very own TerishD. You can read more in Terish's Blog located in "The Abstractions" area of the forum.

Look Back

When not able to write ahead, it helps to look back. In my case I had written a paragraph ahead of the story. What I needed to do was add a section of exposition (talking) presenting some facts. In going back, I realized that I could insert a section where a 'tour' of the surroundings could be done. This allowed for character interaction, story development, and other things that enabled me to present the facts in an entertaining manner.

One should not face a writer's block with the mentality of bursting through it. I have found in my own experience that a writer's block is usually due to my mind indicating that it has a problem in 'channeling' the story. One reason might be a re-imagining of certain story points. Another reason however is that there is a problem in where you are at in the story, so you need to look back and find out the problem with the 'journey' that prevents the tale from advancing.

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PostSubject: the candidates   July 17th 2016, 6:43 am

The candidates for world dominance
 
The contenders who want to sit on the highest branch on the tree of power should
not be elected because they want it too badly
Theirs are a grab for dominance for its own sake and if lucky the book of history,
the part where leaders are remembered, we know Saddam Hussein, Stalin and Hitler
they too are remembered by history and given enough time will be Admired and
books will be written in their defence
The contenders talk about trade meaning high finance, not a factory that produces
products and employ people, they mean the banks, money lenders.
 
They fear ordinary people but keep us enslaved by debt we should take a stand
as they do in Palestine, who are spied upon day and night, yet the truth slips through
 the occupier can arrest you for a joke.
No one lived here before we came it all belong to us as they proudly lie to themselves
as they slowly sink into the apathy of a frozen culture and self-loathing.

Tomorrow it will be your turn to be arrested for speaking your mind.
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