You might not know it, but for a while, I was (Writer)Blocked.

Couldn’t think of anything new to write.

Was tired with what was out there that I was reading.

Thought everything that had been said had already been said.

Couldn’t get started.

It made me think of how many times I sat down to start a new project and stared at the screen as it asked me what I wanted to name my class for the umpteenth time.

Did I know what to call it?

Did it sound any better than what it was before?

Would it really matter what I named it?

No, Maybe and Yes.

When I was writer blocked, I sat down in front of that blank screen and started writing whatever I could and it got the idea machine flowing again.

Same with the Code, I named those classes something bad and got started and then as I wrote more and more code, I realized they needed to be renamed because they were so much more then I had named them.

Being (Code/Writer)Blocked is okay, what’s not okay is running away from it.

Sit down, write something, do something, and the rest will happen.

Want more? Check out my book Code Your Way Up – available as an eBook or Paperback on Amazon (CAN and US).  I’m also the co-host of the Remotely Prepared podcast.


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