I’ve read so many articles and blog posts about writer’s block and how to overcome it. And they all seem to boil down to just a couple of key things:
- Writer’s block is a uniquely personal thing — every writer’s path to climbing out of the deep dark pit will be different from the next person’s.
- Writer’s block is less an actual lack of ability or inspiration and more about your mindset — which means three things: 1) that this sort of block can be found in all areas of life, not just writing; 2) writer’s block can always be conquered; and 3) you have to stop using “writer’s block” as an excuse to not write.
Writer’s block is a mindset.
Oh, don’t get me wrong — writer’s block is still a real thing. Painfully, panic-attack real.
But here’s the catch: It’s only as real as you believe it to be. Continue reading