The Writer's Block Myth: A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom by Heloise JonesThe Writer's Block Myth: A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom by Heloise Jones

The Writer's Block Myth: A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom

byHeloise Jones

Paperback | March 5, 2017

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The Writer's Block Myth is a grounded and inspirational guide for what every writer and creative person wants - to live their joy in the process and to create. Whether you're a seasoned writer or new to the page, The Writer's Block Myth is like no other book on writer's block or the creative life out there.

 

Created for people living in the real world and presented like a conversation with a good friend, it offers a framework to shift your thinking and integrate writing as part of your life, whatever your circumstances.

 

You'll learn how you're still a writer even when you're not putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboard. How stuck on the page is not about writing so you can focus on the right things to move forward. You'll understand the many ways to define your process and why it matters.

Included are the voices and stories of other writers for inspiration and examples for how to apply the principles presented, plus short, easy exercises & tools to support you. You'll have your greenlights--your permission slips--for doing it your way.

Heloise Jones (author, mentor, editorial coach) specializes in assisting writers, artists, and other creatives getting to the heart of what they need to move forward & complete their projects. Writing and all things creative are her passion. As an author, she loves the journey of discovery in writing fiction and essays, the rhythm an...
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Title:The Writer's Block Myth: A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative FreedomFormat:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 8.27 × 5.83 × 0.4 inPublished:March 5, 2017Publisher:Lifestyle Entrepreneurs PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

The Writer's Block Myth - Introduction

 

The Inner Game

7 Keys to Set You Free to Write

#1 Pay Attention to the Evidence Journal

#2 Let Go of Dead-End Distractions, and Do What Answers Yes

#3 Trust the Permeable Boundaries of the Creative Process

Get Curious

Let Go of Expectations

#4 Connection is Alchemical. Writing is Connection.

#5 Rejection Happens, so Cheer the Triumphs.

The Inner Critic, A Twisted Friend

Perfectionism, the Inner Critic's Buddy

Change the Word Sacrifice to Choice

#6 You Define Success

Comparison is Deadly

#7 We're Works in Progress

 

The Magic Word that Will Set You Free to Write

 

The Outer Game

7 Greenlights for Success - The Writer's Permission Slips

#1 Permission to Do What Writer's Do

Engage with Your Imagination and Daydream

Observe with Awareness

Learn Craft

Research

Read

Doodle with Words for as Long as It Takes

The Secret Path to Calling Your Written Work Done

#2 Permission to Do It Your Way.

The Value of Pauses

Change the Scenery

Time is Arbitrary and On Your Side

#3 Permission to Create and Have a Writing Space

#4 Permission to Choose What You Write

#5 Permission to Own Your Superpower, Your Writer's Voice

#6 Permission to Make Writing a Priority

#7 Permission to Succeed by Your Definition of Success

 

The Truth About Stories

 

Your Best Creative Life - Living with Lasting Creative Freedom

Lasting Creative Freedom - What is It?

Envision Your Best Creative Life

What Your Writing Means to You

It's Never Too Late

Your Ideal Writer's Life

Your Perfect Day

Other Writers, You Need Them

Rituals for Writing

Re-Imagine Your Creative Life

Claim Your Dreams

 

Conclusion

Your Creative Writer's Life Worksheet-Guide

Reader's Note

Acknowledgements

Idea Guide for a Writer's Life