There are lots of reasons writer’s block occurs. For me personally, I usually avoid writing when I know what I type is going to touch on something personal. Which, much of my fiction is based in personal experience so writer’s block happens to me a lot. Actually, in my house writer’s block is usually called Top Chef or Dancing with the Stars, because I’ll often turn to the television to keep a manuscript at bay.
Eventually, though, I suck it up and go back. It might take me a while, but I do it.
About.com offers these ten awesome tips for overcoming writer’s block. Number six on the list deals with what I talked about above: the personal reasons you stay away from writing.
I’d love to hear form you: What do YOU do to overcome writer’s block?
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