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The Semantics of Writer’s Block

I’m sure even non-writers are familiar with the phrase “writer’s block” and understand it to mean a point where a writer finds it absolutely impossible to finish writing whatever he or she is currently working on. I know that a lot of people, many writers included, would argue that writer’s block is just a myth. […]

We’re All Blockheads

Every writer can tell you a story about having writer’s block at one time or another. It happens. It’s part of human nature. Just like not doing the dishes or forgetting to get the oil changed on the car. We’re procrastinators, and we like to put things off. That includes writing. Now, some writers might […]

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 […]

We Live On the Same Block (Week Ending July 7)

You know how some guys don’t like to talk about a certain “condition” because they’re afraid it will happen to them? Because they’re afraid they’ll have to start taking those little blue pills advertised so prominently on late night television? Well there’s a condition — an equally performance-inhibiting affliction — that affects writers. It’s called […]