Woman finds cure for writer’s block in the strangest place

By March 19, 2018 Authors, Literature

Amy Daws is an American author who recently quit her day job to write full time, but was soon struck down by the dreaded writer’s block. It must have been pretty frightening not knowing when the words will start flowing again so Amy kept herself busy, hoping it would help.

In her own words:

It was devastating. I tried everything to get out of my funk, but nothing was working!

“Then one day, I took my car in for new tires at Tires Tires Tires and magically blasted out like 5,000 words in their fabulous waiting room. It was incredible. And the scenery wasn’t bad either! Complimentary coffee that was actually delicious, comfortable seating, free cookies, friendly staff.

I had found my mother ship!”




Not wanting to break this lucky streak of inspiration Amy took multiple family members and friends back to Tires, Tires, Tires for oil changes and whatnot but soon ran out of excuses to visit the garage.

Later Amy received a message from the manager and things began to escalate from there. She was soon a regular fixture and was officially named their ‘Writer in Residence’.

Visit Amy Daws website for the full, hilarious tale! 




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