Category Archives: Writers Block

Just Start Something. Anything.

The 26-Minute Memoir Project started as a dream. I woke up from the dream and wrote for 26 minutes, trying to capture the essence of my life. That was five years ago–before I started the blog Writing Is My Drink … Continue reading

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Sign Up for the Writing Is My Drink Webinar!

The date for this class has now passed. You can still purchase recordings of this class for $49.00 by clicking on the pink Pay Pal button below. This coming April, I’ll be teaching next session of the webinar based on … Continue reading

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Falling off the Writing Wagon

Who thought there could be so much to say about having nothing to say? Or maybe, it’s having too much to say?  Either way: it’s one more post about block. Early this past summer, I came to the conclusion that … Continue reading

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Part 3 Once Upon a Block: How I Got Through My Worst Block Ever

So, fifteen minutes. What had I stumbled upon? I felt like I had just been given the permission I’d be waiting for all my life–the permission to work on something for a very tiny amount of time and then to … Continue reading

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(Part 2) Once Upon a Block: How I Got Through My Worst Block Ever

Referring to this block as “my worst block ever,” I feel I must pause here to emphasize why this block was so bad.  All the reasons why I had to move block this pronto were, in fact, all the reasons … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Block: How I Got Through My Worst Block Ever

In the post Thou’s Name is Block, I wrote about writer’s block that originates from a fear of the material: if you’re not ready to go there, you’ll find yourself washing dishes or checking email rather than writing. And then, … Continue reading

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Thou’s Name is Block

I’ve often said to anyone who will listen that our use of the word “addiction” is far too crude to describe all the myriad ways our restlessness manifests.  And then if they’re still listening, I say, it’s like trying to … Continue reading

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