Short video from mystery author, Stephen J. Cannell on what he believes causes writer’s block. In this video Stephen J. Cannell discusses how he faces daily challenges by keeping honest with his writing, plotting with his head and writing with his heart. Books by Stephen J. Cannell:
Every November NanoWrimo rolls around and writers everywhere look for ways to crank out the pages as fast as they can…faster than your muse may want to move. Inevitably at some point you will find your fingers slowing and the words stopping, and you will be looking for a way to break through writer’s block. Why wait … [Read more…]
Every November something strange happens. Thousands of writers hunker down, writing until their fingers cramp and their eyes blur. A few stagger from their homes, blinking at the now foreign sun, to meet with other writers in coffee shops and libraries where they flip open their laptops, and that’s correct…write some more. And so it … [Read more…]
Think of a writer. What do you see? A solitary figure scribbling away in a musty garret? A lone figure on a beach or writing in a cabin in the woods? Sure, writing can be a lonely, introspective undertaking, but these days—even if you live in a remote area—you can receive encouragement and meet others … [Read more…]
Ray Bradbury talks about rejection and acceptance in the short story market where he got his start. Plus, you get to watch him walk around his house in shorts!