People ask me all the time whether writer’s block is real, or if it’s some made-up thing, like Santa Claus or affordable health care. And honestly, it’s not a settled issue. There are plenty of writers who will tell you Writer’s Block doesn’t exist, that it’s a fancy term for procrastination, that what you really need to do is Stop Whining and Sit Down and Write, Dammit!!!!
Okay, so some writers are cranky…
Well, I’m a writer, and I’m pretty old. And I write a lot. If it’s a weekday, I’m probably writing something for someone else that’s gonna help me to eat and pay my bills – or I’m writing something about my business or my services, which is also supposed to help me eat and pay my bills. Or maybe I’m writing something creative, that means something to me, as a person.
Okay, not super likely, but it could happen. [Read more…]