Sometimes you hit the wall.
The Great Wall of Writer’s Block.
You can peek over; know there’s something much better on the other side, but you just can’t find your way through.
So far, I have identified three types of walls that pen me in once a story is underway:
- I need a scene, but can’t visualize the setting or action in that scene.
- I need a character, but don’t have a voice or vision of that character.
- I have a great setting full of interesting characters, but they stare blankly at each other, wondering why their author is so darn indecisive.
So I’m sharing some of the ways I use to break through the wall.