Ernest Hemingway got it about right;  There is nothing to writing, you just sit at your typewriter and bleed.


There are 10 types of writers block – I kid you not!

You can’t come up with an idea.

. You have a ton of ideas but can’t commit to any of them, and they all peter out.

You have an outline but you can’t get through this one part of it.

You’re stuck in the middle and have no idea what happens next.

You have a terrible feeling your story took a wrong turn a hundred pages back, and you only just hit a dead end.

You’re bored with all these characters, they won’t do anything.


You keep imagining all the reasons people are going to say your story sucks, and it paralyzes you.

 You can’t think of the right words for what you’re trying to convey in this one paragraph.

 You had this incredibly cool story in your head, and now you’re turning it into words on a screen and it’s suddenly dumb.

. You’re revising your work, and you can’t see your way past all those blocks of text you already wrote.


Oh jaysus, if I didn’t have writers block before I’ve got it now

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