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There is a large society out there that I am a member of and so are many of the Inman readers. We call it the RE blogosphere, made up of real estate bloggers. In recent weeks some of our most prolific members have developed writer's block. Some of us are not exactly sure what to think about current events or what our own futures hold. None of us know what the future will bring or when the real estate market will begin to stabilize. The way it sits right now, I am finding it harder to make a buck or two, but like the rest of the Realtors out there I am tough and I know that being self employed and living on a 100 percent commission basis is not for wimps. Whining isn't going to help and neither is just having a positive attitude. The industry has been slowly changing and we need to pay attention to what is going on around us and listen to consumers. We need to continue to learn and to improve our skills. There are new opportunities in any market and we need to find them. ...