Last week I suffered from a particularly virulent strain of Writer’s Block. To overcome my frustration I decided to do some research into home remedies. Here’s what I came up with:
– A Castle Marathon may not be what the doctor ordered, but what do doctors know. It gave me some awesome ideas.
– Dive into your work. I’m a tutor, so my teenage students are great fodder for YA dialogue.
-It’s okay to have a drink after work on a weekday,every day, as long as it’s for medicinal purposes.
-Incessantly messaging your friends on Facebook is legal if it generates ideas for your book. After all there are so many different characters in a novel, the voices have to come from somewhere.
-Telling everybody that you are suffering from Writer’s Block and that you need an evening out is a legitimate excuse to go out for a night of karaoke. A Karaoke bar is a veritable smorgasbord for characters.
And the research continues…