Sometimes the words don’t flow like we want them to. Other times the words are so plentiful in our minds we can’t write them out fast enough. Sometimes we feel like the words are there, we can feel them swimming around in gray matter, but there is a disconnect between the brain and the fingers.
We put our own obstacles in our path. If you’re not sure what the disconnect is, then that’s what you need to start writing about. Just start typing (or put pen to paper). What is going on around you, what are you stressing about, what are you afraid of doing, what are you afraid of not doing, who do you think is stopping you from doing the things you want to????
Start writing even if you think you don’t have the answers to any of those questions. The things that happen in our lives have a profound impact on everything we do. As writers this applies doubly to everything we write.
Take another look at that last question. Who do you think is stopping you from doing the things you want to? The truth is unless you are a child or incarcerated the only person who controls your actions is YOU! If you act out of anger, you are letting whomever angered you take that control. Stop whining and take it back.
Write until you have your control back. Write until you own your choices and actions. Write until all the words are drained onto the page. Just write…