Katie Feavel — Writing RSS

tools to improve daily wordcount

Repeat after me: There is no such thing as writer's block.  Now, don't throw your computer at me. I'm not saying we don't all hit walls, get stuck, or occasionally panic when faced with a blank page. I'm not suggesting there aren't phases of life, sometimes seemingly endless stretches, where other concerns monopolize our time and attention.  After all, creativity is a fickle thing.  But one of the best things I've ever done for myself as a writer is reframe the concept of writer's block as productive pause. If you grew up playing sports, or do any kind of weight training, Crossfit, etc., you've likely heard the term "active rest." Well, your brain benefits from the same time to recover, mend, replenish...

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