Writer’s Block Stinks

Now that MHI: Northeast is finished (I’m still posting chapters, don’t worry), I’ve turned my efforts to a new, original idea. I’m hoping to have at least the first draft finished by the time school starts up again in the fall. It’s a really cool idea (not just me saying this: blogbro Tim and a couple others have heard the basic idea and they think it’s pretty sweet), but there’s only one problem.

I can’t get into it.

No matter how hard I try, I just can’t get into the idea. I can’t make it flow. I can’t get it from my head onto the page. Actually, scratch that last bit: I can’t even form it coherently in my head.

This is very unusual. Normally I’ll start strong on an idea only to peter out halfway through. I can’t remember ever not even being able to get an idea together before. This is not good. Not good at all…

Ah, what the heck. I’ve got a couple of other ideas, and that novel that I’ve been working on in one form or another since forever. Maybe I’ll try one of those…

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One thought on “Writer’s Block Stinks

  1. Been there done that got the t-shirt.

    So when I get stuck on something I either just drop everything and come back later, or I write something completely different.

    Like right now, I got tired of Alone 2 so I started writing a Firefly fan fiction.

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