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Telma Brites and Kildary Costa. Photo: Disclosure.
Telma Brites and Kildary Costa. Photo: Disclosure.

Telma Brites and Kildary Costa reveal how they deal with creative block in writing

In an interview, both artists recounted their ways of getting around creative hurdles when writing a book

The world is full of great artists who constantly have to deal with the famous writer's block, at literature the situation is no different, especially when the story is at the beginning. Thomas Edison I already said that “talent is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration”, and in an interview with the podcast NacioNerd Literature, the writers Telma Brites and Kilday Coast revealed how to find inspirations and perspirations.





“It's normal, I start writing and the idea arrives”, Telma Brites suffered from creative blocks at the beginning of the construction of the Gaia trilogy and only found great creative inspirations for the plot after taking a trip to 10 days to Portugal, country where you connected with history.

Remarkable names came from there, the author spent a lot of time in cafes and around the water to bring links to the story of Gaia, but he also claims that his brother, Claudio C. Brites, was fundamental in the engagement of all works “I scheduled ten coaching sessions”, Telma Brites started a motivational organization process for the entire process of Gaia trilogy.

"One day I woke up and knew it would be a trilogy, had the titles and how it would start and end", the author only needed to go to other countries and cities when writing the three books that make up the story, thus broke the initial creative blocks, relying on his brother's strong help to focus on writing.

On the other hand, Kildary Costa plus that “A Parca”, your debut literary work, emerged from this problem. "It's a result of a great creative block", the author also went through complicated moments for the writing of the work., but revealed that he wrote something that had nothing to do with the story of the book.

"In the end I had written material, lots of loose things and I started to sew all these stories together to make sense of what I wanted to convey", concluded by stating that he needed to shift some focus to ideas related to the book appear in his mind.

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