Article: “Building Your Writing Muscles”

“You’re out for a walk on a Sunday morning when it happens: An idea for a novel pops into your head. Excited, you rush back home, grab a pad of paper, and write. It feels electric, and the next morning, you want nothing more than to continue …

“But a sense of anxiety you just can’t shake prevents you from moving forward even an inch. You feel awful, your head swimming with shoulds and the overwhelming thought of Oh my goodness, I’m writing a book?! Once that sinks in, everything freezes, and pulling the next idea out from the mess seems impossible.”

Source: Editor’s Corner: Building Your Writing Muscles

The Audio Sessions: What to Do When You’re Stuck: Part 4.

In this series, we’re exploring getting stuck on the road to publishing your book and some of the reasons that might happen.

This time, when it just ain’t working.

 

Click here to download the .pdf “It Just Ain’t Working.”

The Audio Sessions: What to Do When You’re Stuck: Part 3.

In this series, we’re exploring an issue I see pretty often as an editor: getting stuck on the road to publishing your book and some of the reasons that might happen.

Today, finding the time to write.

 

Click here to download the .pdf “Finding Time.”

The Audio Sessions: What to Do When You’re Stuck: Part 2.

In this series, we’re exploring an issue I see pretty often as an editor: getting stuck on the road to publishing your book and some of the reasons that might happen.

This time around, perfectionism and what to do about it.

 

Click here to download the .pdf “Perfectionism.”

The Audio Sessions: What to Do When You’re Stuck: Part 1.

In this series, we’re exploring an issue I see pretty often as an editor: getting stuck on the road to publishing your book and some of the reasons that might happen.

First up, do you have enough material to fill a book?

 

Click here to download the .pdf “Not Enough Material.”