Tag: writers block

The perils of writing a self-help book

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.

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Reclaiming the magic morning hours

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 […]

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Too old to write another book?

Writer’s block, Part 1 I wrote the first draft of the first chapter of my next book. Unconcerned as always about the quality or even the topic, because a first draft is just that. (Significantly, the chapter was called I didn’t want to write this book.) Months have passed since I wrote that first chapter. […]

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