META: Neil Gaiman on writer's block

Andrew Perron pwerdna at
Thu Mar 8 23:02:39 PST 2012

On Fri, 9 Mar 2012 03:26:50 +0000 (UTC), Adrian J. McClure wrote:

> But it’s probably more honest to think of it as a combination of
> laziness, perfectionism and Getting Stuck. If you’re being lazy, don’t
> be. If you’re being a perfectionist, don’t be. And if you’re stuck,
> figure out where the story went off the rails, or what you got wrong,
> or where you need to go deeper, or what you need to add to make it
> work, and then start writing again.

See, for me, it's pretty much always Getting Stuck, which transmogrifies
into laziness if I can't get over the hump.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, has little perfectionism in him.

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