Fast Company’s Art Markman has four suggestions: Break it down Make an outline Just get something down Write for five more minutes If the list doesn’t tell you enough [and it doesn’t], here is the fleshed out version. And I would add another suggestion. Bake…[no, it doesn’t necessarily help you generate a bestseller, but it’s great for an afternoon coffee and who knows, the caramel experiment might just pay off in a fun blog post.] I added an amaretto caramel to the banana bread on the left. I added an Irish cream caramel to the banana bread on the right. Share this:TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInLike this:Like Loading... Categories: bakingHumorI should be writing. Instead...InspirationWritingwriting tips Tags: advicebakingFast CompanyFoodHumorInspiration TMH Writer. Former teacher. Baker. Spoiler of dogs. 2 Comments Virginia · October 22, 2019 at 3:42 pm Both of those caramels sound like delectable additions to banana bread – which one turned out better? (Although I’m sure you had to taste them both several times to figure that out!) Yummy! – VA Loading... Reply TMH · October 23, 2019 at 12:45 pm Virginia, thanks for checking in! I would say the amaretto better permeated the raisins–thus, the bread. I would try it again. I just didn’t want to overpower the bread and I don’t like adding a ‘raw’ liqueur. I’d rather cook it down to concentrate its flavor and take out the astringency of the alcohol. I’m starting to sound like a chemist…but hey! Rather than writing, right? ;-] Loading... Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.