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Top 10 Displacement Activities


Ten things you find yourself doing when you should be working on a short story or novel:

1. browsing the Internet
2. reading
3. watching telly
4. playing a computer game
5. alphabetising your book-shelves
6. re-tagging your MP3 collection
7. daydreaming about the short story or novel you’re going to write
8. thinking up a top ten list of something
9. housework
10. writing blog posts about displacement activities…

2 thoughts on “Top 10 Displacement Activities

  1. Brilliant – I've done 1,2,3, 6 and 9 already…

  2. Speaking from experience… although how no.9 made it on the list, I'll never know….

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