Tag: writer’s block

  • A Cure for Writer’s Block

    A Cure for Writer’s Block

    Ever get stuck writing a technical report or a presentation about a project? I’ve got a process that can help. It’s not the only way, but it’s my way. I’ll list, then elucidate. Here’s the list: And now the elucidating:

  • On Being Stuck, Part 1

    On Being Stuck, Part 1

    In mid-1987, I was in trouble. Not real, actual trouble, but deadline trouble. I was supposed to be making great gains on my master’s thesis, but I wasn’t. In fact I was stuck. “Software Testing Strategies for Automatic Test Data Generators” was going nowhere. I don’t today remember exactly what the pressure was, but I…