How to Overcome Writer's Block and Start Writing!
Get yourself unstuck with 17 proven techniques that will help you beat writer's block, wherever and whatever you have to write.
"I found the information helpful and positive and I am back to writing again...........Thanks!"
If you’re struggling with writer’s block, you’re not alone! In research I’ve conducted over the course of nearly 30 years
as a writing trainer and teacher, nearly 85% of my clients and students report having experienced writer’s block at
one time or another. So if you’re experiencing writer’s block, you can take some comfort in the fact that you’re in
very good company--there's nothing wrong with you!
There’s something else that should give you comfort, and that’s the fact that writer’s block can be cured. Writer’s block affects all kinds of writers—from business writers to students to people who write creatively. The good news is that
the same techniques for overcoming writer’s block work for all these writers. In this book we’ll explore the causes of writers block, and I’ll be sharing my proven techniques to help you overcome it. In this book, you’ll learn 17 different exercises that I’ve used with my students and clients over the years and that will help you overcome the obstacles you’re facing and start writing.
- How to understand the source of your block
- How to beat procrastination
- How to break out of unproductive habits
- How to overcome fear and deal with other feelings associated with writer's block
- How to deal with intimidating readers who can make it hard to write
- How to create an environment that helps you be productive
- How to keep going once you've started
Anyone can learn to overcome writer's block and become a productive and confident writer. In this 80-page book, you'll learn and practice 17 different tried-and-true techniques that will get you you writing and keep you writing once you've started.
Don't wait any longer to tackle and resolveyour writer's block. Download this book now, and you'll be writing again in 10 minutes!
Praise for "How to Overcome Writer's Block"
"I loved this course. I found out exactly what is keeping me productive with regard to my writing. Thank you!!!!"
"The exercises and tips not only help with busting through writer's block, they also help with addressing the underlying causes, establishing healthy writing habits, and strengthening writing skills."
"What a relief! After ages of struggling every time I tried to write something, I'm finally able to get started painlessly. I recommend this course to anyone who procrastinates or has trouble getting started writing."
Free Sample Resumes and Cover Letters from "How to Write Anything"
Resumes and cover letters are among the most important things you'll ever write. My book How to Write Anything covers the how-to of resumes and cover letters in detail, and it also offers readers these free supplemental samples to use as models.
In this free download, you'll find sample resumes and cover letters for a variety of situations:
- Recent college graduates applying for their first positions
- Experienced hires with a long work history
- People with a gap in their employment history
- Plus more!
There are lots of good ways to approach writing a resume and a cover letter, and sometimes all you need is a model to get started writing yours. Let these samples help you on the path to finding the job you really want.
Wedding Poems from "How to Write Anything"
Looking for the perfect poem to include in your wedding ceremony? My book How to Write Anything includes extensive guidance about how to write wedding invitations, wedding toasts, thank you-notes, and other wedding-related items. As I was finishing the book, my editor, who is a poet herself, asked me to include a list of the best poems for wedding ceremonies. So the book lists titles of great wedding poems, and it also promises readers the full text of these poems in this supplemental download.
No matter your style or your faith, you'll find a poem that will be perfect for your wedding in this free download.
Writing About Your Life: Guide to Personal Journals and Memoirs
Share your story! Have you ever wanted to explore your life experiences in writing, either through keeping a personal journal or writing a memoir? More and more people are exploring the growing genre of life writing, harnessing the power of writing to understand their own experiences or share them with a wider readership. This resources offers you all the support you need to start writing about your life and perhaps turn your writing into a work of literary art to share with others.
This 30-page download offers you everything you need to get started with your life writing project:
- An excerpt from my book How to Write Anything on writing the personal journal
- 101 writing prompts to help you start writing about your experiences
- Notes from our popular in-person seminar "The Power of Life Writing"
- Guidelines for setting up your own writing group, so you can create a supportive environment for your writing
- Guidance on creating and maintaining a daily writing habit
- Support for turning your journal pages into an actual memoir to submit to agents or editors for publication
If you've ever wanted to start writing about your experiences and perhaps to share them with others, this resource offers comprehensive support and guidance to get started writing, develop a daily writing practice, and share you writing with the world when you're ready.
With all the guidance in this download, it's easy to set up a regular writing practice for yourself that you'll follow through on. Download this resource now and get started writing about your life and your insights.
Praise for "The Power of Life Writing"
“Laura is the most wonderful teacher, warm and encouraging, and our group really loved the workshop. I recommend it highly!”
“’The Power of Life Writing’ was a great experience for our women’s group. We were especially excited to learn about how to write about experiences that seemed ordinary to us but in the telling they became extraordinary. The ability and confidence to write about your life is indeed a powerful tool.”
“We had Laura come and speak to our group and we did the workshop with her. By the end, everyone was so enthusiastic that they started an ongoing writing group to continue the memoirs they started in the workshop.”
Free Sample Obituaries from "How to Write Anything"
Writing an obituary is be an important but difficult task. My book How to Write Anything offers detailed guidance about how to write a thoughtful obituary for someone you cared about, and it also offers readers this free supplementary download with a variety of different obituaries to use as models.
The task of writing an obituary comes to us when we're grieving, naturally, and not necessarily at our best. Having some model obituaries to look at can be a tremendous help. This download offers a variety of samples of different lengths and styles to help you get started. You can customize according to your own needs.