“Authors with a mortgage never get writer’s block.” Mavis Cheek
Something about having bills due, needing food on the table, and a roof over our head, chases writer’s block away.
I’m sure that if every writer required an income from writing and had no other source of money, writer’s block would be but a myth.
We do what we have to do when we have to do it.
If writing is our paycheck, we learn to overcome all obstacles, including writer’s block.
If it’s a hobby or isn’t paying the bills, we are free to throw writer’s block around as an excuse for not doing what needs to be done.
Something to think about the next time you’re tempted to claim you can’t write.
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Money image courtesy of 401(K) 2012 on flickr