I love the topic of writing, and often write about it. But what I've found in helping others with writer's block is to satirize the very topic itself. This is steeped in a well-known phenomenon in behavioral economics (a cousin of psychology) that people remember lessons best when told through humor, and that humor is a motivational factor.

To that end, I wrote two pieces related to the topic of writer's block. The first is called, "Writer's Block: It's a Good Thing!", which is really just satire, but I've been told it's helped a few writers:


The second is called "Ok, I Admit it: I’m a Writing Addict", which actually provides very practical advice:


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