As I mentioned in my previous blog post, writer’s block is nothing more than fear — fear created by an overactive inner critic.
We writers can be our own worst critics, and that makes sense; it’s easy for us to feel like we’ve fallen short of our professional and artistic goals. But that critical voice inside of us, if it’s allowed to speak too loudly or for too long, can be crippling.
If you’re struggling with writer’s block, or just being too hard on yourself — check out this comic strip by Stephen McCranie.
What are your tricks for overcoming artistic fear? Let us know in the comments section below.