free the pen, a blog for writers

May 2, 2017

Myth

Filed under: writing techniques — freethepen @ 1:23 pm

Janhawaii2015 Okay, let”s put this myth to rest. There is no such thing as writer’s block. When you sit staring at the page, tune in. Are you pushing your mind — well — stop it — our minds don’t like to be pushed. Instead, stretch, drink some water or tea, walk in meditation, or write about how the blank page makes you feel. Pushing words to form is ineffective. Everything stops for a reason. It is not a block, it is a moving in a different direction. I speak more about this in my book, The Mindful Writer, Still the Mind, Free the Pen. Next time you think you have writer’s block, write about the feeling of the ‘block’. You’ll see. You will be writing in no time.

Keep the pen moving,

Jan

JanMarquart.com and CanYouFindMyLove.com

Advertisements

Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: