What is writer's block? This video dives deep into the concept and why it might be better to think of it as "writer's doubt" instead.
- So, have I got you on the edge of your seat … wondering what this elusive condition really is … if it's not actually writer's block? … Good, mission accomplished. … Here's the truth of it. … What we often call writer's block … is actually not writer's block … because, as I explained before, … if you are physically capable of writing, … you don't have writer's block. … You can always sit down and vomit out … crappy words all day long. … They don't necessarily make any sense, … they're not necessarily any good, … they might not even fit in with the project … you're working on, but you can write them. … So, why don't you do that? … Why, when we're stuck and think we have writer's block … do we not just force ourselves to sit down, … vomit bad words onto the page, and call it a day? … Because it's not what we wanted to write. … It's not the beautiful writing we envisioned in our head. … It's not where we wanted the project to go. … And it's not perfect. … And that terrifies us. … In other words, we're hesitant to write …
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