Even Before Sitting Down

If You Can’t Sit Down to Write, Get Started, Keep Writing, or Complete a Writing Project,

 you are most likely struggling with what I’m now calling writing inhibition. This simply means that at some point during your writing process, something gets in the way and inhibits your moving onto the next phase. And while what “gets in the way” is in […]

Not Writer’s Block

     I should never have included the words “writer’s block” in the title of my book.  I knew better, but the publisher requested the subtitle “A Supportive and Practical Guide to Working Through Writer’s Block, and I agreed.  I knew it was a mistake.  […]

Choosing an Ideal Reader

  So often when we sit down to write, we bring with us a chorus of nay-sayers.    All those people we’ve encountered throughout our lifetime who have been unkind to us or critical of what we’ve said or done.   The chorus might consist of one […]

How Long Should I Write?

  I’ve been reminded recently, both by clients and by my own hectic life, that we often stay away from our writing because of a misconception about just how much time we should set aside before we even think about sitting down to write.  I […]