All posts tagged: writers block

How to avoid writer’s block whilst writing your novel #writing #writingtips

Writer’s block can come in many different forms.  For some it will mean they literately cannot write a word and stare at the screen, for others it means they can write but hate everything they do.  Others will get stuck coming up with ideas, whilst some will never finish a story as they don’t like the direction it is heading.  So what can we do about this? Well, there are no hard and fast rules here, and no cure-all fixes.  Each writer is different and they may have their own way of tackling this issue.  I’m not saying mine is any better or worse than theirs – this is just what has worked for me when I wrote my two novels. Firstly, let’s think about our writing environment.  If the only time you think about writing is when you sit yourself in front of your PC or typewriter you might be making life hard for yourself.  People often ask me how long I spend writing – as if it is a quantifiable amount of work that …