You know that feeling you get when you are staring at a blank page that you know is supposed to be filling up with beautiful language, only to find that nothing is happening? Of course you do, you’re Wrimos. Writer’s block can come with making writing a part of your daily reality for an entire month, whether in November, or June or August, for those campers among you.
A 2010 Psychology Today article by Dr. Bill Knaus offers ten tips for overcoming writer’s block—that sensation of creative emptiness we sometimes experience when we intend to write. Since I’m currently dealing with a bout of creative blockage (regarding what to blog about, if you hadn’t guessed), and I imagine that many of you have or will suffer the same affliction this month, I thought I’d share his tricks.