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I was stuck trying to write something, which got me quite down, so I took a break and went to the Art Institute. I was listening to a lecture (which I have to write about sometime--not the lecture, but the attitude of some of the lecturers and others who extract their importance from others' work), and needed to break away and look around. Then I came upon Pastoral Scene by Giovanni Piazzetta. I usually don't hang out in the 18th century Italian art galleries, but this painting helped to get me thinking about themes and what I want to accomplish in the story. I actually sat there for quite a while, looking at the picture and thinking about what it means and what direction I'm heading. I'm not saying that the problem is totally solved, but I'm not in despair anymore.
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