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Writer's Block

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by LOST, Mar 30, 2005.

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  1. Proper

    Proper Elite Member

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    I don't do throws, i'm more of a piecer.
  2. WoeInfinite

    WoeInfinite Elite Member

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    oh, then idk what to tell you.
    change the word you write?
  3. Tofu_Eater

    Tofu_Eater Member

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    this is exactly what my friend does to come
    up with something, but normally he just freestyles
    shit even when he tell him in advance he are going
    to paint.
  4. EST2007

    EST2007 Elite Member

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    just puff and bump some reggae... works every time
  5. *cept*

    *cept* Senior Member

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    i just go on MS Word and look at all the different fonts then expand on that shit
  6. pib

    pib Member

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    cope2 pieces like a mother fucker..and bombs..
  7. Bazer

    Bazer Moderator

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    i guess you dont know some real history of how cope gained REAL fame in new york. yeah he bombed his throwie alot, but he also destoryed shit with his burners.
    just shut up and please dont talk about him
  8. Soboe!

    Soboe! Senior Member

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    ahh beef!
    its been about a month now... i came up with a fresh piece the other week... next day i tried sketchin again... wack as fuck!
    i normal talk to proper and fool around on Vandal squad/graffiti studio when my nice ish comes flowin
  9. C3ZR ONE

    C3ZR ONE Moderator

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    ...That's called "not having writers block." To me, writers block is when you're sketching the same old shit and not coming up with anything new or inspiring. If you learned a new trick, you aint got writers block.
  10. anonymous1

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    i had writers block for bout 6 months, no determination no motivation and no fucking inspiration.
    got busted by the cops recently and its all comin back to me
    not saying its worth gettin done but
  11. Proper

    Proper Elite Member

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    I help you get out of ruts and I can't even get myself out?
    How lameeeeee:mad:
  12. seb

    seb Senior Member

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    i rekon (aimed at you proper) having writers block is kinda like being depressed, just atke a step back dont push it just step back and keep graff in the back of ure mind and ull come back into it fresher than ever.. well thats how i behave anyway i get really obsessive over stuff and then i forget about it then come back... its an endless cycle but yeah try that dont push writers block itll go away
  13. mas$

    mas$ Elite Member

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    try change ur name, it usually helps
  14. Backalley Abortion Doctor

    Backalley Abortion Doctor Elite Member

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    A couple months ago, I had a psychotic, enraged breakdown over my writer's block, that involved trashing my blackbook and emptying paint on the wall in a small circle repeatedly, and throwing things.
  15. ESKiMO2

    ESKiMO2 Elite Member

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    I forget who said this (may have been Dare) Theres a point in your writing career that you feel like you've gone through it and done everything but if you keep going and get past that point it really pays off.
  16. Hobbes

    Hobbes Senior Member

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    probably whenever I'm putting symbolism in it someway or just really thinking about how I want the piece to go.

    but also probably when I'm feeling...emotional somehow, like if I'm really pissed off, thats kinda the only emotion I have since they all just lead up to that one. Thats when I just force myself to draw and ignore the other stupid shit, thats when I usually start accidentlly adding shit that could mean something.

    like if I decide I want an extension to go behind a certain letter then come out in front of the next one real big its kinda like I'm sneaky but I'm in your face too, ya know?

    I don't know, I usually try to think of a reasoning behind some of the shit I'm doing, sometimes you just throw an extension on the end of a letter 'cause you know you can put it there, but sometimes you know you wanna do cut-throughs through the whole piece 'cause you just wanna stab someone.

    But also, as far as writing block goes and not being able to get shit done, I can always tag, no matter what. Its quick and easy to write a single word, then you can just keep writing that word. If I can't get a piece right, at least I know I can get a good tag done if I keep practicing it on the same paper, sometimes after I do that I try 'n piece doesn't always work. A tag is a small piece though, I get almost as much satisfaction from doing a really innovative, clean tag and imagining it all blown up, the letters in 3d and all colored.
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  17. Fazed

    Fazed Senior Member

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    man, nothing's been able to help me lately.
    my stuff is complete shit lately.

    I need to either start over or just quit.
  18. EST2007

    EST2007 Elite Member

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    that usually works too. I have a few names that I write to keep things interestesting. If you get bored/stale with one name, switch it up to another for a while. Different names, different styles.
  19. ObeyTheMustard

    ObeyTheMustard Member

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    haha heres a way :p
    for me...

    i like squeez my eyes in by pushin my nuckles into my eyes then i hold it there and i start to see a bunch of colors and patterns and i try to inmagine different types of letter and they pop up and i draw em..
    its really weird but it works for me :p

    i just did that shit and saw a bumble bee hashahaha
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  20. ..ask0ne?..

    ..ask0ne?.. Member

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    i just draw shapes and old pieces until i find a new angle. or watch a graf video.... gets the juices flowin.