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It’s Never Just Writer’s Block

In Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, the classic meandering semi-fictional work from the 60s, narrator-author Robert Persig tells a student suffering from writer’s block to start writing about one brick in one building on her town’s main street.  The student comes back to him transfixed, with pages and pages of writing about that […]

Punch the Boogeyman in the Throat

“One reason I don’t suffer from writer’s block is that I don’t wait on the muse, I summon it at need.” – Piers Anthony I know some people will hate me for saying this, but there is no such thing as writer’s block. Writer’s block is built on shaky self-confidence and not much else. It’s […]