You’ve been incubating ideas for days. You sit down to write and…. nothing!    What just happened? Where did all the ideas go?

It could be fear. Fear of failure, fear of success, fear of not being good enough, fear somebody else did it better already . . .

Here are a few articles related to fear to get some perspective before you sit down in front of that blank page or screen:

Stephen King Still Fears Failure. How About You? By Marcy McKay

10 Ways to Harness Fear and Fuel Your Writing by Sage Cohen

We’re Meeting!

The SWC meeting is earlier this month – we meet on Wednesday, October 8th in the Sooke public library from 6:30 to 8 pm.

Potential topics: 

– preparing for the feedback session scheduled for Oct. 19

– discussion of  “How Writers Write Fiction -Introduction to Writing Practices” – the first video of the series given by the University of Iowa >learn about the course here and see the introductory video here

– progress?  how is your writing practice?