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“There’s no such thing as writer’s block. That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write”—Terry Pratchett


I write like I talk and I don’t get talker’s block—Seth Godin

Idle pen
Or empty ink well
Which came first

Just a line

Writer’s Block is just an excuse by people who don’t write for not writing—Giando Sigurani

Write an ex
Do it pee dee cue
Give em ell

Type the hype

Writer’s block is a phony, made up BS excuse for not doing your work—Jerry Seinfeld

Got wet feet
straining gold from sand
in a pan

Verse the voice

You can’t think yourself out of a writing block; you have to write yourself out of a thinking block—John Rogers

Forging verse
Anvil the wordsmith
takes great pains

Write something

Writing about a writer’s block is better than not writing at all—Charles Bukowski

Grin reaper
Cuts through writer’s block
Bows and leaves


4 Comments Post a comment
  1. Great post. I loved that part of the quote, “write yourself out of a thinking block”. Excellent advice.

    October 30, 2021
    • Thanks, LuAnne, glad you liked it. And the idea that you have to write your way out of thinking block is my daily reality. : )

      October 30, 2021
  2. I agree – I think writer’s block is a stupid concept. You might struggle to write anything good, but that is what revision is for.

    November 23, 2021

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