Even experienced authors often struggle with writer’s block, but this problem is exceptionally widespread among beginners. Many describe a writer’s block as a fear of the blank page. This is also the core of the problem.

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Novelists can be roughly divided into two categories. Some are plotters, and some are pantsers.

Plotters plan a story in great detail from start to finish before writing even one sentence of the story, while pantsers just go ahead and dive head over heels into the story.

Both methods work, and most authors are neither one hundred percent plotters nor exclusively Pantsers. But among the Pantsers, the problem of writer’s block is more widespread.

Why is this so? As an answer to this question, an analogy is often made between writing and building a house. If you build a house without having a detailed plan, you cannot expect to get a habitable house in the end. …


René Junge

Thriller-author from Hamburg, Germany. Sold over 200.000 E-Books. get informed about new articles: http://bit.ly/ReneJunge

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