I HATE writer’s block. It’s a daily battle and a complete waste of time. When you’re running on inspiration, you tend to not feel the impact of the dreaded block so much but outside of that it’s always hovering just out of sight, waiting to pounce.
Writing fantasy opens up a whole new can of blocks because we have to develop everything, from what color the grass is to how advanced technology can be. That’s a lot of room for error. My realization that I have writer’s block usually goes something like this: Panic; get angry; become determined; identify the problem; develop a way through it; and continue writing. Identifying the problem and finding a way through it, or labeling as I like to call it, is what we’ll look at today. Continue reading