Personally, I like the term creative bankruptcy more, but no matter how we’d name it, not being able to do something you love, that normally works like a dream, is incredibly frustrating.
This is your passion we’re talking about, not some boring, mindless chore that must be done.
And then, if you’re a professional blogger or author, you’ve got deadlines, you’ve got to earn a living.
And if words have abandoned you, who are you going to be? You’re a writer, right? Writers write, right?
So who are you if you can’t write?
Deep inside, you know that’s nonsense.
Once a writer, always a writer. There’s no going back. Like being pulled from the Matrix.
But try telling yourself that late at night when all you managed to write for the day would fit comfortably inside a Tweet.
Now, there are many different types of creative block, and plenty of ways to tackle them and get back to writing. (I’ve written an entire ebook full of suggestions — you can download it here.)
But your time is limited, so we need to address this issue in a little less than a thousand words, so here are three critically important things for you to remember about being creatively blocked.
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