Re: Re: Writers’ Block?

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@pls wrote:

@james A. Ritchie wrote:

… The history of “writer’s block” is clear and well-defined. We can trace it from the very first recorded case, right through to the point where everyday writers started claiming they had it. We know when this started, why this started, and how it spread. …

Now I’m curious. Maybe when I can stop writing my Nanonovel I’ll see what Google turns up for “The History of Writer’s Block”.

It’s interesting, too, to see the different definitions of the term by posters here. And the cures for it. (BIC works for me.)

This article is just the tiny, tiny tip of a very large iceberg, but you can start here: http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2004/06/14/040614fa_fact