Fear Is the Artist’s Worst Enemy – It Causes Writer’s Block

Fear is the worst thing that can happen to anyone who hopes to create. Fear prevents the painter from painting, and it forces the writer to edit himself literally to death.  Barbara de Angelis wrote an excellent treatise on Fear: [image credit Amazon] “Imagine that you had a person in your life who followed you…

Write First, Edit Later – Don’t Write & Edit at the Same Time

I have talked to a number of people about what they are calling Writer’s Block, but in talking about writer’s block, I believe that many are confusing writer’s block with editor’s block. In my opinion, one of the best ways to become a writer who is blocked is to insist upon editing as you write….

There’s A Time to Write & A Time to Edit — Don’t Mix the Two

Writer’s Block Is Probably Editor’s Block I have talked to a number of people about what they are calling writer’s block, but I believe that many people confuse writing with editing. In fact, I believe that what many people call writer’s block is actually editor’s block. One of my best pieces of advice for writing…