AUTHOR ALLSORTS

A group of published UK-based authors and illustrators of picture books, children's and YA.

Tag Archives: writer’s block

What To Do When You’re Stuck – Practical Tips for Writers by Rachel Ward

Beginnings are exciting. Endings are a blessed relief sometimes accompanied by a sense of accomplishment. But in between there is … the soggy middle. You stare at the screen. You … Continue reading

June 22, 2017

WRITING ROADBLOCKS by Zoë Marriott

The theme on Author Allsorts this week is how writers can avoid distractions when it comes to their work. But I think that sometimes we need to be distracted – … Continue reading

June 7, 2017

Ten more reasons not to be a writer

1. Writer’s block: Perhaps you’re in need of the next brilliant picture book idea, or perhaps you and one of your beloved characters have reached an impasse, and you’re just … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · 7 Comments

Water and Ice by Fletcher Moss

There’s this thing about writing and liquid – people talk about the writing process like we’ve each got some sort of creative plumbing system, and it’s either running smoothly or … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

What to Do when Your Brain Feels like a Potato, by Kendra Leighton

We’ve all been there. You’re happily writing away, when suddenly you have no idea what words come next. Your once-buzzing synapses fall quiet, and your brain feels as much use as an … Continue reading

December 1, 2014

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