I’ve had my own personal theory about Writer’s Block, that it doesn’t actually exist. Now I’m not saying that people don’t experience a condition that we call Writer’s Block. I’m aware that many documented cases exist, and I experience it myself from time to time.
Wikipedia describes Writer’s block as a condition “in which an author loses the ability to produce new work.” My theory is that Writer’s Block is not an actual loss of ability to write, but is instead a lack of internal permission to write.
I periodically encounter an internal resistance, both as a blogger and as a Toastmaster. My inner self provides a topic for me to write about or to make a speech about. My internal resistance gets in my way and tells me, it’s not good enough, it won’t measure up to past works, it’s too personal, I’m not ready to share this with…
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