Stuck with Your Story? Why You Keep Hitting Walls and Dead Ends in Your Writing

I’ve always suspected that my characters are real. Thanks for this helpful advice!

A Writer's Path

by Lauren Sapala

For the longest time I had major problems doing revisions on my writing. It seemed so easy for everyone else. Why was it so hard for me? Of course, I also had trouble writing. I hardly ever experienced that state of “effortless flow” everyone talked about, in which the words just magically spewed out of me down onto the page. For years—a lot  of years—I felt like something was wrong with me. I felt like I was a failure as a writer.

Then, I discovered something.

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2 thoughts on “Stuck with Your Story? Why You Keep Hitting Walls and Dead Ends in Your Writing

  1. Marlena Maduro Baraf August 27, 2018 / 11:27 am

    Just so. She is so right. Give in to the writing. Great to be reminded of this! Thanks, Jackie.

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    • Jacqui August 27, 2018 / 9:06 pm

      Many thanks, Marlena. This piece resonated with me.

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