Quote on Writer’s Block – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Writer’s block is claimed by many published and aspiring writers and authors. It can be caused by a variety of potential issues – lack of confidence, feelings that the message will not be good enough or will be rejected, lack of planning, poor motivation, time constraints, or other life pressures.

When you experience this impediment to your creativity and success, take a deep breath and analyze what is driving your reluctance. Start with a bit of research to see what trends are common for your topic and genre, see what others are saying on the topic in articles and books, come up with a tentative title to help you focus (used Google Adwords, SEOBook Keyword Tool, Wordtracker or some other free term search engine) and then create a brief working outline to follow.

When all else fails, remember the words of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

Quote on Writers Block - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

About bob lucas

Bob Lucas has been a trainer, presenter and adult educator for over four decades. He who has written hundreds of articles on training, writing, self-publishing and workplace learning skills and issues. He is also an award-winning author who has written thirty-seven books on topics such as, writing, relationships, customer service, brain based learning and creative training strategies, interpersonal communication, diversity, and supervisory skills. Additionally, he has contributed articles, chapters and activities to eighteen compilation books. Bob retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1991 after twenty-two years of active and reserve service.
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