What Writer’s Block Would Look Like If It Were Described On WebMD

Thought Catalog

Writer’s Block: Overview

There are some who say “Writer’s Block does not exist,” and to those people I say, “Ugh, as if.”

Writer’s Block very much exists; it is simply misunderstood. It is not a lack of new ideas or inspiration. Instead, Writer’s Block is a direct result of negative emotions that interfere with the ability to create.

Writer’s Block is a mind game.

Remember when you were a kid and you were terrified of the monsters under your bed? It didn’t matter that your parents said there were no such thing as monsters. The only thing that mattered was that you perceived them to be real, and thus let your fear overwhelm you.

That’s what Writer’s Block is like. Just as the darkness clouded your perception of your bedroom, fear clouds your ability to take an idea and run with it.

If you are suffering from Writer’s Block, do…

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