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The Psychology of Writer’s Block

Most writers think of creativity as fleeting-something that might be gone tomorrow, even if it’s here today. But creativity is really nothing more or less than being excited about an idea and where it might lead.

Well, I’d never thought I’d be linking to a Psychology Today article, but there’s a first time for everything!

Now having said that, writer’s block is very much a mental thing, a state of the mind. It cannot be physically overcome, it can’t be solved by outside sources, it’s you and your brain and the page. And that’s something psychologist would be very interested in wouldn’t they….

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Lindsay Price