But it’s something every writer goes through from time to time, and every writer deals with it differently. There’re a lot of blog posts and articles out there on internet-land with amazing tips on how to deal with this evil. Personally, I’ve read about a million of them, and though some were really helpful, I don’t think there’s a road map or certified cure. You just have to wing it and find what works—and doesn’t work—for you.
To me, the worst way to get around writer’s block is to try to push through and force myself to write. I know it works for some people, but I’m definitely not in that group. In fact, it’s a guaranteed way to up my frustration to the point where I’m in tears and seriously considering hitting the delete button on every word I have in the manuscript and retiring.
If none of those options work, then we go to plan B, which involves a bowl of ice-cream, my butt on the couch and a romantic comedy on TV. Not such a bad option if you ask me. *winks*