NCBI ROFL: The unsuccessful self-treatment of a case of "writer's block".

By ncbi rofl | December 28, 2010 7:00 pm

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  • Kevin

    This reminds me of my first year of college, and having to write a paper in English Lit. We had to write it in class, and I couldn’t figure out what to write. So finally I just wrote down “I don’t know what to write” and it snowballed from there. I did 5 pages on not knowing what to write. Good thing the professor had a sense of humor, because she loved it.

    Years later, people told me that I should have been a writer on “Seinfeld” because it was a show about nothing, and I wrote a paper about nothing. :)

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