You have 95 unfinished, half-finished or barley started articles in your drafts folder.
In the bedroom, I put on the TV, but we didn’t pay much attention to it. We hugged and kissed and fondled and tickled and wrestled and did everything but intercourse, and we stopped only because we both decided we didn’t want to go that far. Still, sex isn’t just intercourse, it’s intimacy, and I have no complaints at all about tonight.
It happens to every writer. It’s inevitable.
Yes, I write about myself. I write about my life. I write what I know.
Think “maybe if I [take a shower/go for a walk/go grab a cup of coffee/whatever]” an idea will come to me.
Don’t worry, male writers — if you’re planning on writing a book that includes female characters and are worried about what this thread might say about you, we have a handy little trick you can use.
Choosing to follow the creative path is not for the weak of heart. People who prefer a linear life should steer clear of making a living through words.