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I NEED HELP HERE :

 1 d Roy, Wed, 28th Sep '11 6:45:34 AM Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Okay...I have a BFT (Big Fucking Test) in four days, but writing ideas, both my original project and fanfics, started to rampantly plotbunnyreproducing that it clogs my mind and distracts me from studying.

I know that the test is far more important, but damn it, those ideas are just far too fun to just ignore (although you guys probably won't share my sentiment). I really need to concentrate and how can I suppress this idea explosion?

Take a lot of notes?

 3 d Roy, Wed, 28th Sep '11 6:57:39 AM Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
So, if I keep taking notes, would I think less about them?

It would help you organize your thoughts, and maybe even relieve them from your mind.

When I have "story mania, " the note-taking works for me.

 5 d Roy, Wed, 28th Sep '11 7:04:11 AM Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Oh, okay, I will try. Goddamn those plot bunnies and my lack of self-discipline...

 6 Leradny, Wed, 28th Sep '11 10:56:27 AM from Alameda, CA
Schedule a time period (say 5PM to 7PM) and place (your room) for your writing, and do not under any circumstances write outside of that time or place. That way your creative energy will associate creative work with them, and find it harder to distract you everywhere else.

cut off your hands so that you will never be able to write again. sure, it will crush your dreams, but when you look back on it, you can say 'at least i got out of doing that test at school!'
as of the 2nd of Nov. has 6 weeks for a broken collar bone to heal and types 1 handed and slowly
yer hands roy yer hands! its the only way!
as of the 2nd of Nov. has 6 weeks for a broken collar bone to heal and types 1 handed and slowly
idea

 10 Bobby G, Wed, 28th Sep '11 1:10:32 PM from the Silvery Tay
vigilantly taxonomish
^^ What about that last remark was so important that it merited a doublepost?

edited 28th Sep '11 1:10:46 PM by BobbyG

 11 Ralph Crown, Thu, 29th Sep '11 6:49:09 AM from Next Door to Nowhere
Short Hair
Something tells me the idea gusher isn't the problem, it's not wanting to take the test. Is it a difficult subject? a difficult teacher? Whatever the block is, writing won't fix it.
Under World. It rocks!
Shadowed Philosopher
Finding the caps lock key again? tongue

In seriousness...I would recommend getting away from the computer. I've tried, really tried, to work on actual homework in the same room as the computer I do writing and TVTropes on, and it just never works.
Shinigan (Naruto fanfic)
 13 jasonwill 2, Fri, 30th Sep '11 2:14:45 AM from West Virginia
all of you have it wrong, i insist that he cuts off his hands, it's the only way
as of the 2nd of Nov. has 6 weeks for a broken collar bone to heal and types 1 handed and slowly
Shadowed Philosopher
Maybe he could find the caps lock key with his nose.
Shinigan (Naruto fanfic)
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