#OctPoWriMo: Day 12-15

#OctPoWriMo: Day 12-15

OctPoWriMo Day 12: Writing Through Writer’s Block There are days when there is a need to write and yet nothing to say. A need to feel a fountain pen in hand gliding across a smooth page, Or the demand to feel plastic keys move up and down like a ballet. There’s a mission to move [...]

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“E” is for Empty

My cup of cappuccino cools as I type random words onto a blank Word document. The title definitely would have been “writer’s block,” but “writer’s block” doesn’t start with the letter “e.” Tranquil music plays. I absent-mindedly hum along, not really aware if the sounds are too loud for my fellow coffee house patrons sitting [...]

Writing Through Writer’s Block

Writing Through Writer’s Block

"Bad writers are bad because they stop too soon. In fact, let’s take a step back. The only quality, I think, that marks the writer as different from everyone else is simply an unwillingness to quit. Others give up when they learn writing is hard; the writer struggles on. When I sit down in front [...]

Writer’s Block

There I am sitting in front of my computer with my finger tips resting along the familiar home row keys. It’s three in the morning and my eyes are blood-shot red from a mix of frustration and dreadful exhaustion. For a moment the world has stopped but the minute hand on the clock is swirling [...]