3 Steps for Writers to Turn Blah Blocks Into Building Blocks

In 1916, a man named Joe Gould came to New York City. He slept in doorways, hung out in diners, and took a shower every now and then. He always wore the same garments. If someone gave him new clothes, he would throw the old ones out. You wouldn’t be able to tell by looking at him, but he came from a long line of wealthy Harvard graduates.