Goodreads asked me, "How do you deal with writer's block?" It's a good question, and I wanted to offer some tips in case they help anyone. Here's my response: I trudge through it. Some days, that means slagging through a few hours of garbage before I feel like I've written anything worthwhile.
I feel like it happens more when I'm going through the "blank canvas" syndrome—in other words, it's easier for me to freeze up at the beginning of a project, before I've defined the