Starting? Stopping? Writing? Driving? Living? An abstract piece of doggerel about starting and stopping — anything.Continue reading
Hunting for reasons for getting stuck when writing a particular book, I produced two justifications that are thinly disguised ways of saying, “I don’t want to write this book.”
Justifications? Indeed. They are circular regurgitations, not reasons.
I perceived at least three reasons for baulking at the prospect of writing a self-help book. When I wondered why I’d been so slow to get started on my current book (Life is long: my boot camp for the bonus years) I figured that the genre was one reason for getting writer’s block.Continue reading
Privacy issues can paralyse a writer. What to hide, what to reveal? That’s a question every writer must confront or suffer writer’s block.
The question is, why did I spend four years dithering instead of writing a particular book, namely Live Long And Like It.Continue reading
Writer’s block, Part II So, it had been decided that I wasn’t too old to write another book. So what could be the problem? If there is an external reason why this book wasn’t getting written, I can either change something and write, or at least get the message and move on. Writing a book […]Continue reading