I often suffer from Writer’s Block. This blog post has some great tips on how to get past the block.
Find yourself looking at a blank screen a lot lately? It happens to all of us. (I have to write proposals, catalog copy, and pitches too!)
So what do you do when you’re stuck? Here are some great tips for overcoming the dreaded writer’s block.
Join the club that knows how to defeat those obstacles and has learned to look forward, not back:
1. Acknowledge the feelings and try to get to the root of them: Are you nervous, anxious or unsure about your story? Are you scared that it won’t live up to reader’s expectations? Are you looking at the clock and–knowing you have limited time–watching the hands move around? If you’re truthful about your reservations you can recognize and move past them.
2. Forgive yourself a perfect draft: No one writes a clean first draft. It’s called a “Shitty First Draft” for a reason. Read some Anne…
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