3 Reasons for Writer’s Block

November 18, 2009 at 12:50 am

This post is courtesy of YWP NaNoWriMo, written by best-selling author : Laurie Halse Anderson

“No author on the planet gets a first draft published.'”

Writer’s block is caused by one of three things.

1. You are trying to be perfect.
2. You are under pressure to produce the finished product too fast.
3. You have been sitting down too much.

Let’s examine these closely, shall we?  Read More

landerson_thumbLaurie Halse Anderson is the New York Times-bestselling author who writes for kids of all ages. Known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity, her work has earned numerous ALA and state awards. Two of her books, Speak and Chains, were National Book Award finalists. Mother of four and wife of one, Laurie lives in Northern New York, where she likes to watch the snow fall as she writes. You can follow her adventures on Twitter, and on her blog.

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