ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Writer’s Block and How to Beat It

Before It Causes Depression

A man faces a brick wall.
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay

For many months, I could not write. It was as if a solid, black, heavy mass of inertia had lodged itself in my brain, paralysing my will to put pen to paper. I slumped back into a state of total disinterest, zero motivation and depression. I spent many hours staring at a blank sheet of paper, wondering if I would ever write again.

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Carel Kolchinski

Carel Kolchinski

Past lives as a journalist, PR poseur and commercial slave. Now an aged teetotaller, cyclist, enthusiastic musician and painter. Certified writing addict.