A practical and inspirational guide created for people living in the real world. Whether you’re a seasoned writer or new to the page, The Writer's Block Myth holds the keys to get past stuck, complete your goals, feed your creative Soul, and help you experience lasting creative freedom.
The voices and stories of other writers are woven throughout the book, plus short, easy exercises & tools to support your process.
The Writer’s Block Myth is a culmination of hundreds of hours of conversations and work with writers, artists, and creatives, as well as interview-conversations conducted with writers of all levels, interests, and experience.
Put it on your desk, kitchen counter, or bedside table. Carry it in your bag. This is one to refer to often.
|Publisher:||Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Press|
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About the Author
Heloise Jones (author, mentor, editorial coach) specializes in assisting writers, artists, and other creatives getting to the heart of what they need to move forward & complete their projects. Writing and all things creative are her passion. As an author, she loves the journey of discovery in writing fiction and essays, the rhythm and soul in poetry, and the challenge of engaging readers in a way that supports them seeing and experiencing the world in new ways.
Table of Contents
The Writer’s Block Myth - Introduction
The Inner Game
7 Keys to Set You Free to Write
#1 Pay Attention to the Evidence Journal
#2 Let Go of Dead-End Distractions, and Do What Answers Yes
#3 Trust the Permeable Boundaries of the Creative Process
Let Go of Expectations
#4 Connection is Alchemical. Writing is Connection.
#5 Rejection Happens, so Cheer the Triumphs.
The Inner Critic, A Twisted Friend
Perfectionism, the Inner Critic’s Buddy
Change the Word Sacrifice to Choice
#6 You Define Success
Comparison is Deadly
#7 We’re Works in Progress
The Magic Word that Will Set You Free to Write
The Outer Game
7 Greenlights for Success - The Writer’s Permission Slips
#1 Permission to Do What Writer’s Do
Engage with Your Imagination and Daydream
Observe with Awareness
Doodle with Words for as Long as It Takes
The Secret Path to Calling Your Written Work Done
#2 Permission to Do It Your Way.
The Value of Pauses
Change the Scenery
Time is Arbitrary and On Your Side
#3 Permission to Create and Have a Writing Space
#4 Permission to Choose What You Write
#5 Permission to Own Your Superpower, Your Writer’s Voice
#6 Permission to Make Writing a Priority
#7 Permission to Succeed by Your Definition of Success
The Truth About Stories
Your Best Creative Life - Living with Lasting Creative Freedom
Lasting Creative Freedom - What is It?
Envision Your Best Creative Life
What Your Writing Means to You
It’s Never Too Late
Your Ideal Writer’s Life
Your Perfect Day
Other Writers, You Need Them
Rituals for Writing
Re-Imagine Your Creative Life
Claim Your Dreams
Your Creative Writer’s Life Worksheet-Guide
Idea Guide for a Writer’s Life