His lungs were bursting; his breath was shallow. The result was a mix of fear, adrenaline, thrill and sheer exhilaration, accompanied with a large dose of light-headed madness and a small dose of asthma for good measure. All triggered at having just pulled off the most daring and high-risk ‘crime’ imaginable. His lean, sinewy legs […]
Writer’s block doesn’t really come from lack of ideas, I believe; it comes more from fear. Fear of the blank document, fear of failure…fear that what you write will be awful!
So the only way past it is to make myself get on with it. Sit in front of my computer and type, something, anything, even if it is simply writing down my feelings at that moment, or describing the weather. I start with something simple, and before I know it the words will flow again.